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Brockdish, Norfolk

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Brockdish, Norfolk

Brockdish is a village and civil parish in the South Norfolk district of Norfolk, England. It is 915 hectares in size. According to the 2001 census the parish had a population of 605 in 265 households. The village is situated on the River Waveney (south of which is Suffolk), and is about three miles (5 km) south-west of Harleston. Like many villages Brockdish has suffered some demise in local business as people work further afield and the bypassing of the village in 1996.
DistrictSouth Norfolk
Post townDISS
Administrative CountyNorfolk
Traditional CountyNorfolk
OS GridTM2079
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 Brockdish, Norfolk has been known in the past

Brodise ~ Brodiso

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

Brockdish, par., S. Norfolk, on river Waveney, 5 miles E. of Diss, 1069 ac., pop. 434; P.O.

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