Other current and historical names
Location and coordinates are for the approximate centre of Fakenham within this administrative area. Geographic features and populated places may cross administrative borders.
Gazetteer of the British Isles (Edinburgh: Bartholomew, 1887). John Bartholomew
Fakenham, market town and par. with ry. sta., W. Norfolk, on river Wensum, 13 miles NW. of Dereham and 127½ miles NE. of London, 2208 ac., pop. 2756; P.O., T.O., 3 Banks. Market-day, Thursday; the corn market is one of the most important in the county.
A village in Gallow hundred, in the county of Norfolk.