Place:Dilham, Norfolk, England


Alt namesDillamsource: Domesday Book (1985) p 188
Coordinates52.768°N 1.457°E
Located inNorfolk, England
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Dilham is a village and civil parish in The Broads of Norfolk, England. At the 2001 census it covered an area of with a population of 301 in 128 homes. It is on the River Ant just off the A149 road, near Stalham. The name comes from the extensive fields of dill, a herb which was grown commercially here.

It is the limit of Broads navigation for larger boats, but small boats, and especially non-powered boats, can travel on the North Walsham & Dilham Canal until Honing.

Its church, St Nicholas, is one of 124 existing round-tower churches in Norfolk. Attached to the nearby Dilham Hall is a fifteenth-century tower, all that remains of Dilham Castle, a fifteenth-century fortified house.

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