Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for HASSINGHAM

HASSINGHAM, a parish in Blofield district, Norfolk; on the Norwich and Yarmouth railway, adjacent to the river Yare, near Buckenham r. station, 7½ miles ESE of Norwich. Post town, Cantley, under Norwich. Acres, 574. Real property, £970. Pop., 118. Houses, 23. The property is divided among three. The manor belongs to Sir T. B. Proctor Beauchamp, Bart. The living is a rectory, annexed to the rectory of Buckenham, in the diocese of Norwich. The church has a circular tower, and was recently repaired. Charitics, £3 and an alms house.

(John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72))

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "a parish"   (ADL Feature Type: "countries, 4th order divisions")
Administrative units: Hassingham CP/AP       Blofield RegD/PLU       Norfolk AncC
Place: Hassingham

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