Place:Billingford (near East Dereham), Norfolk, England

NameBillingford (near East Dereham)
Alt namesBelingesfortsource: Domesday Book (1985) p 187
Billingefordasource: Domesday Book (1985) p 187
Plestunasource: Domesday Book (1985) p 187
Prelestunasource: Domesday Book (1985) p 187
TypeParish (ancient), Civil parish
Coordinates52.7402°N 0.9761°E
Located inNorfolk, England
See alsoEynesford Hundred, Norfolk, Englandhundred in which it was located
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog

NOTE: Billingford (near East Dereham) should not be confused with Billingford (near Scole) in the South Norfolk District.

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Billingford (near East Dereham) is a village and civil parish in the Breckland District of Norfolk, England, on the River Wensum, and between Norwich and Fakenham. According to the 2001 census it had a population of 223 in 91 households. The village is located along the B1145, a route which runs between King's Lynn and Mundesley.

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