Other current and historical names
Location and coordinates are for the approximate centre of Diss within this administrative area. Geographic features and populated places may cross administrative borders.
Gazetteer of the British Isles (Edinburgh: Bartholomew, 1887). John Bartholomew
Diss.-- market town and par. with ry. sta., S. Norfolk, on river Waveney, 19 miles SW. of Norwich and 95 miles NE. of London, 3627 ac., pop. 3846; P.O., T.O., 2 Banks, 1 newspaper. Market-day, Friday; is situated on the slope of a hill, at the foot of which is a small lake or mere (5 ac.), the sloping banks of which are tastefully laid out in gardens and public walks. Its mfrs., for which it was once noted, of "Suffolk hempen cloth, " worsted yarn, and knit hosiery, have much declined.
A village in Diss hundred, in the county of Norfolk.
Two manors recorded in Domesday.