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Shropham is a civil parish in the English county of Norfolk. It covers an area of 11.12 km2 (4.29 sq mi) and had a population of 351 in 155 households at the 2001 census.[1] For the purposes of local government, it falls within the district of Breckland.

Shropham
Church of St. Peter and St. Paul, Shropham - geograph.org.uk - 382574.jpg
St. Peter and St. Paul, Shropham
Shropham is located in Norfolk
Shropham
Shropham
Shropham shown within Norfolk
Area 11.12 km2 (4.29 sq mi)
Population 351 
• Density 32/km2 (83/sq mi)
OS grid reference TL984931
• London A
Civil parish
  • Shropham
District
Shire county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town ATTLEBOROUGH
Postcode district NR17
Dialling code 01953
Police Norfolk
Fire Norfolk
Ambulance East of England
EU Parliament East of England
List of places
UK
England
Norfolk
52°30′00″N 0°55′19″E / 52.500°N 0.922°E / 52.500; 0.922Coordinates: 52°30′00″N 0°55′19″E / 52.500°N 0.922°E / 52.500; 0.922

Its main attraction is the Church of St. Peter and St. Paul, built in flint in the Perpendicular style.

The village is listed in the Domesday Book under the name Scerpham.

Notable residentsEdit

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Census population and household counts for unparished urban areas and all parishes. Office for National Statistics & Norfolk County Council (2001). Retrieved 20 June 2009.
  2. ^ EDP24 Features