Home

British Place Names

A comprehensive online gazetteer

Home » Norfolk » Bessingham, Norfolk - local map, administrative data, historical information and reader comments

Bessingham, Norfolk

Local area map loading...

Bessingham, Norfolk

Bessingham is a village in the North Norfolk district of the English county of Norfolk. It lies 8 miles north-north-west of Aylsham and 5 miles south-south-west of Cromer. It forms part of the civil parish of Sustead. St. Mary's Church (previously known as St. Andrew's Church) is a round-tower church that was restored in 1869. Bessingham Manor House was built in 1870 for the lord of the manor, Daniel Spurrell, but now stands derelict. 40x40px Wikimedia Commons has media related to: Bessingham
DistrictNorth Norfolk
Administrative CountyNorfolk
Traditional CountyNorfolk
OS GridTG1636
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEastern
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityNorfolk
 

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

Bassingham ~ Basingeham

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

Bessingham, par., N. Norfolk, 4½ miles SW. of Cromer, 514 ac., pop. 136.

Your comments about Bessingham, Norfolk

What do you know about Bessingham, Norfolk? Give us the benefit of your local knowledge and opinions here!

comments powered by Disqus