Foulden is a village and civil parish in the English county of Norfolk. The village is located 12 miles (19 km) south-east of Thetford and 29 miles (47 km) west of Norwich, along the River Wissey. According to the 2011 Census, Foulden has a population of 430 residents living in 180 households. Fordham falls within the constituency of South West Norfolk and is represented at Parliament by Liz Truss MP of the Conservative Party. For the purposes of local government, the parish falls within the district of King's Lynn and West Norfolk. The River Wissey runs roughly west to east through the parish and the modern village sits overlooking the valley. Around the river some areas of fen (known as Borough Fen) survive and Foulden Common, a Site of Special Scientific Interest, is a large expanse of land in the north of the parish. Some of the parish is now planted with conifers and is part of Thetford Forest managed by the Forestry Commission.
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