Raynham, Norfolk

Raynham is a civil parish in the English county of Norfolk, consisting of the villages of South, East and West Raynham. It covers an area of 16.75 km2 (6.47 sq mi) and had a population of 257 in 113 households at the 2001 census,[2] increasing to 330 at the Census 2011. For the purposes of local government, it falls within the district of North Norfolk.

Raynham
Raynham is located in Norfolk
Raynham
Raynham
Location within Norfolk
Area16.75 km2 (6.47 sq mi)
Population330 (2011)[1]
• Density20/km2 (52/sq mi)
OS grid referenceTF875245
Civil parish
  • Raynham
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townFAKENHAM
Postcode districtNR21
PoliceNorfolk
FireNorfolk
AmbulanceEast of England
List of places
UK
England
Norfolk
52°47′06″N 0°46′48″E / 52.785°N 0.78°E / 52.785; 0.78Coordinates: 52°47′06″N 0°46′48″E / 52.785°N 0.78°E / 52.785; 0.78

The name 'Raynham' means 'Regna's homestead/village' or 'Regna's hemmed-in land'.[3]

GovernanceEdit

Raynham is part of the electoral ward called The Raynhams. This ward stretches north to Tattersett with a total population at the 2011 Census of 2,521.[4]

NotesEdit

  1. ^ "Parish population 2011". Retrieved 3 September 2015.
  2. ^ Census population and household counts for unparished urban areas and all parishes Archived 2017-02-11 at the Wayback Machine. Office for National Statistics & Norfolk County Council (2001). Retrieved 20 June 2009.
  3. ^ http://kepn.nottingham.ac.uk/map/place/Norfolk/Raynham%20East%20South%20and%20West
  4. ^ "The Raynhams ward population 2011". Retrieved 3 September 2015.