Dickleburgh and Rushall

Dickleburgh and Rushall is a civil parish in South Norfolk. It covers an area of 14.90 km2 (5.75 sq mi) and had a population of 1356 in 565 households at the 2001 census,[1] increasing to 1,472 at the 2011 Census.[2]

Dickleburgh and Rushall
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St Mary's church
Dickleburgh and Rushall is located in Norfolk
Dickleburgh and Rushall
Dickleburgh and Rushall
Location within Norfolk
Area14.90 km2 (5.75 sq mi)
Population1,472 (2011)
• Density99/km2 (260/sq mi)
OS grid referenceTM166785
Civil parish
  • Dickleburgh and Rushall
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townDISS
Postcode districtIP21
PoliceNorfolk
FireNorfolk
AmbulanceEast of England
List of places
UK
England
Norfolk
52°21′48″N 1°10′49″E / 52.363231°N 1.180344°E / 52.363231; 1.180344Coordinates: 52°21′48″N 1°10′49″E / 52.363231°N 1.180344°E / 52.363231; 1.180344

ToponymyEdit

The name 'Dickleburgh' means 'Dicel's/Dicla's fortification'. The specific might also be a place-name: Dic-leah, 'wood/clearing of Diss' or 'ditch wood/clearing'.

The name 'Rushall' means perhaps, 'Rif's nook of land' or the first element may be Old English 'hrif', 'belly/womb', used in some topographical sense.

CreationEdit

The parish comprises the two old parishes (pre-1973) Dickleburgh and Rushall.

Electoral wardEdit

This parish also forms part of the electoral ward of Dickleburgh. This ward stretches north to Great Moulton with a total population taken at the 2011 Census of 2,814.[3]

NotesEdit

  1. ^ "Dickleburgh and Rushall parish information". South Norfolk Council. 12 February 2009. Archived from the original on 5 September 2008. Retrieved 20 June 2009.
  2. ^ "Parish population 2011". Retrieved 6 September 2015.
  3. ^ "Dickleburgh ward plus parish population 2011". Retrieved 6 September 2015.

http://kepn.nottingham.ac.uk/map/place/Norfolk/Rushall http://kepn.nottingham.ac.uk/map/place/Norfolk/Dickleburgh

External linksEdit

  Media related to Dickleburgh and Rushall at Wikimedia Commons