Didlington

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Didlington
St Michael's church, Didlington - geograph.org.uk - 396589.jpg
St Michael's Church, Didlington
Didlington is located in Norfolk
Didlington
Didlington
Location within Norfolk
Area11.07 km2 (4.27 sq mi)
Population48 (2001 census[1])
• Density4/km2 (10/sq mi)
OS grid referenceTL7821097350
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townSwaffham
Postcode districtIP26
Dialling code01842
PoliceNorfolk
FireNorfolk
AmbulanceEast of England
UK Parliament
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52°32′41″N 0°37′36″E / 52.544831°N 0.626654°E / 52.544831; 0.626654Coordinates: 52°32′41″N 0°37′36″E / 52.544831°N 0.626654°E / 52.544831; 0.626654

Didlington is a village in the Breckland district of mid-Norfolk, East Anglia, England in the United Kingdom. It has an area of 11.07 km2 (4.27 sq mi) with a population of 48.[1] At the 2011 Census the minimal population was included in the civil parish of Ickburgh.

The villages name possibly means 'farm/settlement of Duddel's people' or perhaps, 'farm/settlement connected with Duddel'.

The village is served by St Michael's Church in the Benefice of Cockley Cley.[2]

Didlington Hall was a country house, which at one point housed the Egyptological collections of William Tyssen-Amherst, 1st Baron Amherst of Hackney.[3] Apart from the stables and a clock tower, it was demolished in the 1950s. A new house was built on the site in 2007.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Census population and household counts for unparished urban areas and all parishes". Office for National Statistics & Norfolk County Council. 2001. Archived from the original on 11 February 2017. Retrieved 20 June 2009. (Excel XLS format)
  2. ^ Benefice of Cockley Cley
  3. ^ Parkinson, R. B. (2009). Reading Ancient Egyptian Poetry: Among Other Histories. John Wiley & Sons. ISBN 978-1-4051-2547-5.
  4. ^ Kingsley, Nick (11 May 2014). "(122) Tyssen-Amherst (later Cecil) of Didlington Hall and Foulden Hall, Barons Amherst of Hackney". Landed families of Britain and Ireland.

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