Place:Hemsby, Norfolk, England

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NameHemsby
Alt namesHaimesbeisource: Domesday Book (1985) p 190
TypeInhabited place
Coordinates52.683°N 1.7°E
Located inNorfolk, England
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Hemsby is a village, civil parish and seaside resort in the English county of Norfolk. It is situated some north of the town of Great Yarmouth. In the 2001 census had a population of 2,973 in 1,221 households. Hemsby borders the villages of Winterton-on-Sea and Scratby. For the purposes of local government, the parish falls within the district of Great Yarmouth.

A Norfolk county map dated around 1610 shows a headland, called Winterton Ness, extending into the sea north-east of Hemsby. This headland has now almost entirely disappeared through coastal erosion.

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