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Great Cressingham, Norfolk

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Great Cressingham, Norfolk

Great Cressingham is a village which lies about 5 miles of Watton, 6 miles south of Swaffham and only 1.5 miles off the A1065 arterial road just north of Hilborough. It is 2.5 miles north west by road from Little Cressingham. As of 2007, it has an estimated population of 235 in an area of 9.84 km . The village church is dedicated to Saint Michael in the Benefice of Cockley Cley There is a pub called the Olde Windmill Inn. The village school was built in 1840.
DistrictBreckland
Post townThetford
Administrative CountyNorfolk
Traditional CountyNorfolk
OS GridTF8501
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEastern
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Dialling code01760
Population279 (2001 census)
 

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

Cressingham ~ Cressingham Great

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

Cressingham, Great, par., N. Norfolk, 4 miles NW. of Watton ry. sta. 2424 ac., pop. 464; P.O.

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