In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Honing like this:
HONING, a parish in Tunstead district, Norfolk; on the Ant navigation, 3½ miles SE of North Walsham r. station, and 15 NNE of Norwich. Post town, North Walsham, under Norwich. Acres, 1, 400. Real property, £2, 511. Pop., 304. Houses, 79. The property is much subdivided. The manor, with Honing Hall, belongs to George E. ...
Cubitt, Esq. The living is a vicarage, annexed to the vicarage of Dilham, in the diocese of Norwich. The church, with exception of the tower, was rebuilt about the end of last century; and it contains a brass of 1490. An endowed school has £15 a year, and other charities have £28.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Honing in North Norfolk | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 28th March 2017
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