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UK Tatterset.jpg
Signpost in Tattersett
Tattersett is located in Norfolk
Tattersett shown within Norfolk
Area 11.38 km2 (4.39 sq mi)
Population 962 (2011)
• Density 85/km2 (220/sq mi)
OS grid reference TF845298
Civil parish
  • Tattersett
Shire county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town KING'S LYNN
Postcode district PE31
Police Norfolk
Fire Norfolk
Ambulance East of England
EU Parliament East of England
List of places
52°50′05″N 0°44′19″E / 52.83477°N 0.73864°E / 52.83477; 0.73864Coordinates: 52°50′05″N 0°44′19″E / 52.83477°N 0.73864°E / 52.83477; 0.73864

Tattersett is a village and civil parish in the English county of Norfolk. It covers an area of 11.38 km2 (4.39 sq mi) and had a population of 902 in 390 households at the 2001 census,[1] the population increasing to 962 at the 2011 Census.[2] For the purposes of local government, it falls within the district of North Norfolk.

The village is on the north side of the A148 King's Lynn to Cromer road. The River Tat, a tributary of the River Wensum, rises close to the village.


The Tattersett name derives from the old English name of Tatessete, which means Tathere’s dwelling.[citation needed] The village is mentioned in the Domesday book as a village called Tatessete, and is said to be the land of one William of Warenne.

The signpost of the village is in the middle of the village green, opposite Mallard Cottages.


  1. ^ Census population and household counts for unparished urban areas and all parishes. Office for National Statistics & Norfolk County Council (2001). Retrieved 20 June 2009.
  2. ^ "Parish population 2011". Retrieved 3 September 2015. 

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