It covers an area of 10.53 km2 and had a population of 1,008 in 443 households at the 2001 census, increasing to a population of 1,050 in 459 households at the 2011 Census. For the purposes of local government, it falls within the district of Breckland.
The Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse museum is located here, and a watermill dating from 1847.
The main buildings of the Gressenhall workhouse were built in 1777 when it was a house of industry. Here paupers would work under quite a strict regime in return for accommodation.
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Gressenhall, Breckland, United Kingdom
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