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Great Massingham, Norfolk

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Great Massingham, Norfolk

Great Massingham is a village and civil parish in the English county of Norfolk. It has a primary school (including a pre-school in the grounds), a village shop, a pub (Dabbling Duck), a village hall and a church (St. Mary's). It is also notable for the number of ponds in the village - two large ones in the village centre and more in the outskirts. The number of ducks has led for the logo of the school to be one.
Post townKING'S LYNN
Administrative CountyNorfolk
Traditional CountyNorfolk
OS GridTF7922
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Dialling code01485520
Population886 (2001 census)

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

Massingham ~ Massingham Great

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

Massingham, Great, par. and vil., Norfolk, 2 miles S. of Massingham sta., 4112 ac., pop. 885; P.O.; was the seat of a priory of the 13th century.

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