MANNINGTON, a parish, in the union of Aylsham, hundred of South Erpingham, E. division of Norfolk, 4¾ miles (N. W. by N.) from Aylsham; containing 20 inhabitants. It comprises 548a. 1r. 26p., of which 423 acres are arable, 61 meadow and pasture, and 63 woodland. Mannington Hall is an ancient mansion, erected by William Lumner, who had license to convert it into a castle; it is surrounded by a moat. The living is a discharged rectory, annexed to that of Itteringham, and valued in the king's books at £1. 16. 5½. The church, which is near the Hall, has long been in a state of decay, and forms a picturesque ruin.