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Dersingham, Norfolk

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Dersingham, Norfolk

Dersingham is a village and civil parish in the English county of Norfolk. It is situated some 12 kilometres north of the town of King's Lynn and 70 km north-west of the city of Norwich, opening onto the Wash. The civil parish has an area of 14.5 km and in the 2001 census had a population of 4,502 in 2,110 households. For the purposes of local government, the parish falls within the district of King's Lynn and West Norfolk.
DistrictKing's Lynn and West Norfolk
Post townKING'S LYNN
Administrative CountyNorfolk
Traditional CountyNorfolk
OS GridTF6830
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England

Other names by which Dersingham, Norfolk has been known in the past


Dersingham, Norfolk in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Dersingham, par. and vil. with ry. sta., W. Norfolk, 8½ miles NE. of Lynn, 3472 ac., pop. 1014; P.O., T.O.; the vil. is 1 mile SE. of sta.

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