Place:Rushall, Norfolk, England

Alt namesRiuessalasource: Domesday Book (1985) p 193
Riuessallasource: Domesday Book (1985) p 193
TypeParish (ancient), Civil parish
Coordinates52.385°N 1.22°E
Located inNorfolk, England     ( - 1974)
See alsoEarsham Hundred, Norfolk, Englandhundred in which it was located
Depwade Rural, Norfolk, Englandrural district in which it was located 1894-1974
Dickleburgh and Rushall, Norfolk, Englandparish into which it was absorbed in 1974
South Norfolk District, Norfolk, Englanddistrict municipality covering the area since 1974
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog

A Vision of Britain through Time provides the following description of Rushall from John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales of 1870-72:

"RUSHALL, a parish in Depwade [registration] district, Norfolk; 3 miles W of Harleston [railway] station. Post-town: Dickle-burgh, under Scole. Acres: 1,170. Real property: £2,011. Population: 242. Houses: 54. The property is much subdivided. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Norwich. Value: £143. Patron: the Rev. R. Cooper. The church is good. Charities, £10."

In 1974, as part of the nationwide reorganization of municipalities, Rushall joined forces with the neighbouring parish of Dickleburgh to become Dickleburgh and Rushall parish in the South Norfolk District of Norfolk. Rushall is about 6 miles E.N.E. of Diss.

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