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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
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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.
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