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Gillingham, Norfolk

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Gillingham, Norfolk

Gillingham is a small village located just off the A146 in South Norfolk, about 1 mile north of the market town of Beccles. The full name of the parish is Gillingham All Saints and St Mary. It covers an area of 8.21 km and had a population of 650 in 294 households as of the 2001 census. The parish is in the deanery of Brooke, in the archdeaconry of Norfolk, the parish church is dedicated to St Mary with the church of All Saints being demolished in the 18th century.
DistrictSouth Norfolk
Post townBECCLES
Administrative CountyNorfolk
Traditional CountyNorfolk
OS GridTM4191
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 Gillingham, Norfolk has been known in the past

Kildincham ~ Gillingaham

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

Gillingham, par. (All Saints and St Mary) and vil., S. Nor. folk, 1½ mile NW. of Beccles, 2008 ac., pop. 450; near the vil. is the seat of Gillingham Hall.

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