Gissing, Norfolk

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Coordinates: 52°25′33″N 1°09′19″E / 52.4257°N 1.15516°E / 52.4257; 1.15516

Gissing
Church St Mary, Gissing, Norfolk, England-11March2010.jpg
St Mary, Gissing
Gissing is located in Norfolk
Gissing
Gissing
 Gissing shown within Norfolk
Area  8.11 km2 (3.13 sq mi)
Population 254 
    - Density  31 /km2 (80 /sq mi)
OS grid reference TM146855
Civil parish Gissing
District South Norfolk
Shire county Norfolk
Region East
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town DISS
Postcode district IP22
Police Norfolk
Fire Norfolk
Ambulance East of England
EU Parliament East of England
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Gissing St Mary

Gissing /ˈɡɪsɪŋ/ 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 census.[1] The village is the location of Gissing Hall, a fifteenth-century mansion which is now operated as an hotel.

Church of St Mary[edit]

The church, St Mary, is one of 124 existing round-tower churches in Norfolk. It is a Grade I listed building.[2] In 1209 there was a rectory; in 1271, vicarage was endowed with "all the offerings, the tithes of the mills, a vicarage-house and meadow, and an acre of land adjoining, and twenty acres more of the church's free land, and all other small tithes, except hay, which, with all the corn tithes, and the rest of the glebe, together with the rectory manor, and all its appurtenances, were to belong to the prior himself."[3]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Gissing parish information". South Norfolk Council. 22 March 2006. Retrieved 20 June 2009. 
  2. ^ "Images of England". 
  3. ^ Blomefield, Francis (c. 1736). History of Norfolk 1. London (published c. 1806). 

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