Place:Litcham, Norfolk, England

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NameLitcham
Alt namesLecchamsource: Domesday Book (1985) p 191
Lechamsource: Domesday Book (1985) p 191
Lichamsource: Domesday Book (1985) p 191
TypeInhabited place
Coordinates52.717°N 0.8°E
Located inNorfolk, England
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Litcham is a village and civil parish in the English county of Norfolk. It is situated some north-east of the town of Swaffham and west of the city of Norwich. The Village is located on the B1145 a route which runs between King's Lynn and Mundesley.

The civil parish has an area of and in the 2001 census had a population of 592 in 257 households as of the 2001 census. For the purposes of local government, the parish falls within the district of Breckland.

Litcham is in the Launditch hundred of the Breckland district of Norfolk, England. It is almost equidistant from three major market towns: East Dereham, Fakenham and Swaffham.

The Bull Inn is a 17th-century coaching inn with parts dating back to the 14th century. It is the one surviving of many pubs once serving the village.

The village has all the necessary amenities such as a post office, butchers, church, Methodist chapel, bus garage, fish and chip shop and health centre.

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