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Buckenham is a small village in the English county of Norfolk situated on the northern bank of the River Yare around 7 miles (11 km) south-east of Norwich. The village is the location of the RSPB Buckenham Marshes nature reserve.

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St Nicholas' church, Buckenham
Buckenham is located in Norfolk
Buckenham shown within Norfolk
Shire county
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townNorwich
Postcode districtNR12
EU ParliamentEast of England
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52°35′56″N 1°28′37″E / 52.599°N 1.477°E / 52.599; 1.477Coordinates: 52°35′56″N 1°28′37″E / 52.599°N 1.477°E / 52.599; 1.477
For other villages with similar names in Norfolk see Old Buckenham and New Buckenham .

The former parish church, St Nicholas' Church, Buckenham, is now redundant and cared for by the Churches Conservation Trust. It dates from the 13th Century and has a rare octagonal tower.[1] The village now lies within the civil parish of Strumpshaw .

Buckenham railway station serves the outlying communities and the RSPB reserve. The station is served by Wherry Lines trains from Norwich to Great Yarmouth and Lowestoft on weekends only.[2]

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ Historic England. "Church of St Nicholas (1304389)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 30 May 2013.
  2. ^ 'Norwich to Great Yarmouth and Lowestoft', Greater Anglia, May 2013.

External linksEdit

  Media related to Buckenham at Wikimedia Commons