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Blickling, Norfolk

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Blickling, Norfolk

Blickling is a village and civil parish in the Broadland district of Norfolk, England, about 1.5 miles north-west of Aylsham on the B1354 road. According to the 2001 census it had a population of 136 and covers 862 hectares . Since the 17th century the village has been concentrated in two areas, around the church and also at the park gates of Blickling Hall. Most of the village is contained in the Blickling Estate, which has been owned by the National Trust since 1940.
DistrictBroadland
Post townNorwich
Administrative CountyNorfolk
Traditional CountyNorfolk
OS GridTG1728
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEastern
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Dialling code01263
Population136
 

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

Blikling ~ Bliclinga ~ Blikelinga

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

Blickling, par., N. Norfolk, on river Bure, 1¼ mile NW. of Aylsham, 2123 ac., pop. 311; contains Blickling Hall, with park of 1000 ac.

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