Sandringham, Norfolk

Sandringham is a village and civil parish in the north of the English county of Norfolk. The village is situated some 2 km south of the village of Dersingham, 12 km north of the town of King's Lynn and 60 km north-west of the city of Norwich.Ordnance Survey (2002). "OS Explorer Map 250 - Norfolk Coast West". ISBN 0-319-21886-4.]

The civil parish extends westwards from Sandringham itself to the shore of The Wash some 6 km distant, and also includes the villages of West Newton and Wolferton. It has an area of 41.91 square kilometres and in 2001 had a population of 402 in 176 households. For the purposes of local government, the parish falls within the district of King's Lynn and West Norfolk.Ordnance Survey (2002). "OS Explorer Map 250 - Norfolk Coast West". ISBN 0-319-21886-4.] [Office for National Statistics & Norfolk County Council, 2001. " [http://www.norfolk.gov.uk/consumption/groups/public/documents/general_resources/ncc017867.xls Census population and household counts for unparished urban areas and all parishes] ". Retrieved December 2, 2005.]

Sandringham is best known as the location of Sandringham House and its associated estate. This is a favoured holiday home of Queen Elizabeth II and several of her predecessors. Near to Sandringham house is the Royal Stud, a stud farm that houses many of the royal horses.

References

ee also

*HMS Sandringham

External links

*oscoor|TF695285_region:GB_scale:100000|Map sources for Sandringham.
* [http://www.origins.org.uk/genuki/NFK/places/s/sandringham/ Information from Genuki Norfolk] on Sandringham.


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