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Whissonsett, Norfolk

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Whissonsett, Norfolk

Whissonsett is a village and a civil parish in the English county of Norfolk. The village is 5.0 miles south of Fakenham, 23 miles west north west of Norwich and 112 miles miles north north east of London. The nearest railway station is at King's Lynn for the Fen Line which runs between King's Lynn and Cambridge. The nearest airport is Norwich International Airport. The parish had in 2001 census, a population of 483 in 206 households.
DistrictBreckland
Post townDEREHAM
Administrative CountyNorfolk
Traditional CountyNorfolk
OS GridTF9123
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEastern
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Dialling code01328
Population483 (2001 census)
 

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

Witcingkeseta

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

Whissonsett, par. and vil. Norfolk - par., 1344 ac., pop. 608; vil., 4 miles S. of Fakenham; P.O.

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