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Hickling, Norfolk

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Hickling, Norfolk

Hickling is a village and a civil parish in the English county of Norfolk. The village is 22 miles south-east of Cromer, 20.3 miles north-east of Norwich and 137 miles north-east of London. The village lies 3 miles east of the Broadlands town of Stalham. The nearest railway station is at Worstead for the Bittern Line which runs between Sheringham, Cromer and Norwich. The village comprises two main parts, Hickling Green and Hickling Heath.
DistrictNorth Norfolk
Post townStalham
Administrative CountyNorfolk
Traditional CountyNorfolk
OS GridTG4123
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEastern
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Dialling code01692
Population906 (parish, 2001 census)
 

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

Hikelinga

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

Hickling.-- par. and vil., N. Norfolk, on Grantham Canal, 8½ miles SE. of North Walsham, 4334 ac., pop. 824; P.O.; in vicinity of vil. is a lake called Hickling Broad (400 ac.); also Hickling Staithe, with inn.

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