South Lopham church
South Lopham shown within Norfolk
|Area||7.91 km2 (3.05 sq mi)|
|Population||371 (2001 census)|
|- Density||47 /km2 (120 /sq mi)|
|OS grid reference|
|Civil parish||South Lopham|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|EU Parliament||East of England|
South Lopham is a civil parish in the English county of Norfolk. It covers an area of 7.91 km2 (3.05 sq mi) and had a population of 371 in 157 households as of the 2001 census. For the purposes of local government, it falls within the district of Breckland.
It is recorded in the Domesday Book as Lopham, later becoming known as Lopham-Parva to mirror the existing village of Lopham-Magna (now North Lopham), and then finally becoming known by its present name of South Lopham.
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- Census population and household counts for unparished urban areas and all parishes. Office for National Statistics & Norfolk County Council (2001). Retrieved 20 June 2009.
- Blomefield, Francis; Parkin, Charles (1805). An Essay Towards a Topographical History of the County of Norfolk (2nd ed.). p. 228. as available from Google books.
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