Little Cressingham  Norfolk


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Little Cressingham like this:

CRESSINGHAM (Little), a parish in Swaff ham district, Norfolk; on an affluent of the river Wissey, 3 miles W by S of Watton, and 7¾ SSE of Swaff ham r. station. Post town, Watton, under Thetford. Acres, 1,826. Real property, £2, 342. Pop., 243. Houses, 51. The living is a rectory in the dio. of Norwich. Value, £284. Patron, Mrs. Ann Baker. The church is partly good, partly a ruin. There are a free school, and charities £17.

Little Cressingham through time

Little Cressingham is now part of Breckland district. Click here for graphs and data of how Breckland has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Little Cressingham itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Little Cressingham, in Breckland and Norfolk | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 22nd January 2022

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