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Bradenham is a conglomeration of East and West Bradenham, in the county of Norfolk. It is about 5 miles south-west of East Dereham and west of the city of Norwich.


The villages name means ‘Broad homestead/village’ or ‘broad hemmed-in land’. The River Wissey rises in Bradenham and flows to the west whilst the River Yare rises to the east of Bradenham and flows to the east.

Bradenham is the birthplace of writer Sir Henry Rider Haggard; his father lived for some time at Bradenham Hall.