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Kenninghall, Norfolk

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Kenninghall, Norfolk

Kenninghall is a village and civil parish in the English county of Norfolk. It covers an area of 5.73 sq mi and had a population of 878 in 369 households as of the 2001 census. For the purposes of local government, it falls within the district of Breckland. The name Kenninghall comes from the Saxon word Cyning (king) and Halla (palace). The site was the home of the kings of East Anglia.
DistrictBreckland
Post townNorwich
Administrative CountyNorfolk
Traditional CountyNorfolk
OS GridTM0386
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEastern
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Dialling code01953
Population878 (2001 census)
 

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

Keninghall ~ Chenighehala ~ Chenikehala ~ Cheninchala ~ Cheninghala ~ Cheninkenhala ~ Kenehala ~ Keninchala ~ Kenichala ~ K

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

Kenninghall, par. and vil., Norfolk, 6 miles SW. of Attleborough, 3600 ac., pop. 1231; P.O., T.O.; has vestiges of a royal castle, called Kenninghall Place.

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