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Docking, Norfolk

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Docking, Norfolk

Docking is a village and civil parish in the English county of Norfolk and contains the highest point in North West Norfolk. It covers an area of 25.79 km and had a population of 1,150 in 469 households as of the 2001 census. For the purposes of local government, it falls within the district of King's Lynn and West Norfolk. Docking has many small businesses including antique clothing and giftware, tea rooms and its own tattoo studio. The village church is St Mary the Virgin.
DistrictKing's Lynn and West Norfolk
Post townKING'S LYNN
Administrative CountyNorfolk
Traditional CountyNorfolk
OS GridTF7637
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEastern
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Population1,150
 

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

Dochinghe ~ Dochinge

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

Docking, par. and vil. with ry. sta., W. Norfolk, 5 miles SW. of Burnham Westgate, 5113 ac., pop. 1409; P.O., T.O.; contains Docking Hall.

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