East Rudham Parish Council

VILLAGE HISTORY

East Rudham

East Rudham is a village and civil parish in the English county of Norfolk. It covers an area of 17.94 km2 (6.93 sq mi) and had a population of 525 in 240 households at the 2001 census, including Broomsthorpe and increasing to 541 at the 2011 Census. 

 

For the purposes of local government, it falls within the district of King's Lynn and West Norfolk.

The village straddles the A 148 King's Lynn to Cromer road. It once had its own East Rudham station on the line between King's Lynn and Melton Constable.

The villages name means 'Rudda's homestead/village' or 'Rudda's hemmed-in land'.

There is evidence of occupation during the Middle Ages.

In 2016 and 2016 archaeological test pits were dug. The report was published in 2019.

 

East Rudham Village Sign