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Hillington or Hellington, Norfolk

Historical Description

Hillington or Hellington, a village and a parish in Norfolk. The village stands 6 miles SE from Norwich, and 4 S from Bnckenham station on the G.E.R. Post town, Norwich, via Framingham Earl; money order office, Burgh Apton; telegraph office, Trowse Newton. Acreage, 528; population, 82. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Norwich; net yearly value, £79. The church is a small building of flint and stone in the Perpendicular style, with a circular western tower and a Norman arcade.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyNorfolk 
Ecclesiastical parishHillington St. John the Baptist 
Poor Law unionLoddon and Clavering 

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