Place:Gissing, Norfolk, England

Alt namesGersingasource: Domesday Book (1985) p 189
Gessingasource: Domesday Book (1985) p 189
TypeParish (ancient), Civil parish
Coordinates52.418°N 1.15°E
Located inNorfolk, England
See alsoDiss Hundred, Norfolk, Englandhundred in which it was located
Depwade Rural, Norfolk, Englandrural district in which it was located 1894-1974
South Norfolk District, Norfolk, Englanddistrict municipality covering the area since 1974
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog
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Gissing is a village and civil parish in Norfolk, England, about six miles (10 km) north of Diss. It covers an area of 8.11 km2 (3.13 sq mi) and had a population of 254 in 95 households at the 2001 UK census, falling marginally to 252 at the 2011 UK census. The village is the location of Gissing Hall, a fifteenth-century mansion which is now operated as an hotel.

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