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Gissing, Norfolk

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Gissing, Norfolk

Gissing is a village and civil parish in Norfolk, England, about six miles (10 km) north of Diss. It covers an area of 8.11 km and had a population of 254 in 95 households as of the 2001 census. The village is the location of Gissing Hall, a fifteenth century mansion which is now operated as an hotel.
DistrictSouth Norfolk
Post townDISS
Administrative CountyNorfolk
Traditional CountyNorfolk
OS GridTM1485
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England

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

Gersinga ~ Gessinga

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

Gissing, par. and vil., S. Norfolk, 4½ miles NE. of Diss, 1981 ac., pop. 454; P.O.; in vicinity of vil. is the seat of Gissing Hall.

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