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Poringland, Norfolk

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Poringland, Norfolk

Poringland is a village in the constituency of South Norfolk, England. It covers an area of 6.32 km and had a population of 3,261 in 1,403 households as of the 2001 census. It was also known as East Poringland and Great Poringland, and was part of the ancient district of Henstead. The place-name 'Poringland' is first attested in the Domesday Book of 1086, where it appears as 'Porringhelanda', the meaning of which is uncertain.
DistrictSouth Norfolk
Post townNORWICH
Administrative CountyNorfolk
Traditional CountyNorfolk
OS GridTG2602
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEastern
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Population3,261
 

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

East ~ East and West ~ East Poringland ~ Great Poringland ~ Poringland East ~ Poringland Great ~ Poringland Great and Little ~ Porrinkelanda ~ Porrikelanda ~ Porring

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

Poringland, Great, eccl. dist. and vil., Great and Little Poringland par., Norfolk - dist., pop. 436; the vil. is 5½ miles SE. of Norwich.

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