Place:Blickling, Norfolk, England

Alt namesBliclingasource: Domesday Book (1985) p 187
Blikelingasource: Domesday Book (1985) p 187
Blikelingessource: Domesday Book (1985) p 187
TypeParish (ancient), Civil parish
Coordinates52.8°N 1.183°E
Located inNorfolk, England
See alsoSouth Erpingham Hundred, Norfolk, Englandhundred in which it was located
Aylsham Rural, Norfolk, Englandrural district in which it was located 1894-1935
St. Faiths and Aylsham Rural, Norfolk, Englandrural district in which it was located 1935-1974
Broadland District, Norfolk, Englanddistrict municipality covering the area since 1974
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog

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Blickling is a village and civil parish in the Broadland District of Norfolk, England, about 1.5 miles (2.4 km) northwest of Aylsham on the B1354 road. According to the 2001 UK census it had a population of 136 and covers 862 hectares (2,130 acres). Since the 17th century the village has been concentrated in two areas, around the church and also at the park gates of Blickling Hall. Most of the village is contained in the Blickling Estate, which has been owned by the National Trust since 1940.

Several of the Boleyn family are known to have lived in the village.

For more information, see the EN Wikipedia article Blickling.

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