Place:


Hassingham  Norfolk

 

In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Hassingham like this:

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.

Hassingham through time

Hassingham is now part of Broadland district. Click here for graphs and data of how Broadland has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Hassingham itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Hassingham, in Broadland and Norfolk | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/6121

Date accessed: 18th April 2021


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