Place:Barnham Broom, Norfolk, England

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NameBarnham Broom
Alt namesBarnham-Broomsource: Family History Library Catalog
Berhamsource: Domesday Book (1985) p 186
Bernhamsource: Domesday Book (1985) p 186
TypeInhabited place
Coordinates52.618°N 1.05°E
Located inNorfolk, England
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Barnham Broom is a village and civil parish in the English county of Norfolk. The village is situated on the River Yare, 9 miles (15 km) West of Norwich. and 4 miles (6 km) North-West of Wymondham.

The civil parish has an area of 7.24 km2 and in the 2001 census had a population of 552 in 220 households. For the purposes of local government, the parish falls within the district of South Norfolk.

At the centre of the village, on the crossroads, lies Barnham Broom Post Office & Stores, providing local services to the community and visitors, and a hundred yards further along Bell Road can be found The Bell public house [1].

The school, Barnham Broom CofE VA Primary School [2], is an 1847 flint building.

The Parish Council is made up of 7 Councillors and meets on the second Thursday of every month except Aug & Dec. [3]

NE of the village is Barnham Broom Hotel & Country Club, incorporating restaurant, two 18 hole golf courses, a leisure & fitness club and a hotel.

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