All Saints Church, Shipdham
 Shipdham shown within Norfolk
Area  18.69 km2 (7.22 sq mi)
Population 2,057 (2011 census)[1]
    density  110/km2 (280/sq mi)
OS grid referenceTF958073
Civil parishShipdham
Shire countyNorfolk
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post town THETFORD
Postcode district IP25
Dialling code 01362
Police Norfolk
Fire Norfolk
Ambulance East of England
EU Parliament East of England
UK ParliamentMid Norfolk
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Coordinates: 52°37′41″N 0°53′38″E / 52.628°N 0.894°E / 52.628; 0.894

Shipdham is a village and civil parish in the Breckland district, in Norfolk, England, approximately 5 miles (8.0 km) south-south-west of Dereham. In the 2001 census the parish had a population of 2,145 in 899 households,[2] falling at the 2011 Census to a population of 2,057 in 891 households. It covers an area of 18.69 km2 (7.22 sq mi).

The River Yare rises to the east of the village and flows east, while the River Wissey rises to the north and flows westwards.[3][4]

Shipdham Airfield (formerly RAF Shipdham) is located east of the village.


  • Fisher, Stuart (2013). British River Navigations. Adlard Coles Nautical. ISBN 978-1-4729-0084-5. 


Wikimedia Commons has media related to Shipdham.
  1. "Civil Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 11 August 2016.
  2. "Neighbourhood Statistics: 2001 Census: Key Statistics: Parish Headcounts: Area: Shipdham CP (Parish)". Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 2008-06-04.
  3. Fisher 2013, p. 167.
  4. Ordnance Survey, 1:50,000 map

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