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Griston, Norfolk

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Griston, Norfolk

Griston is a village and civil parish in the Wayland area of the Breckland district within the English county of Norfolk. It covers an area of 5.62 km and had a population of 1,206 in 206 households as of the 2001 census. For the purposes of local government, it falls within the district of Breckland. It has a church in the name of St. Peter and St.
DistrictBreckland
Post townTHETFORD
Administrative CountyNorfolk
Traditional CountyNorfolk
OS GridTL9499
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEastern
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Population1,206
 

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

Gres ~ Gristuna

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

Griston, par., W. Norfolk, 2 miles SE. of Watton, 1360 ac., pop. 268.

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