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Freckenham, Suffolk

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Freckenham, Suffolk

Freckenham is a small rural village located in Suffolk, East Anglia, in the country of England. Geographically, it is relatively flat and has the River Kennet, a tributary of the River Lark locally known as the Lee Brook, cutting through the centre of the village. The parish's boundary forms, on its west and south sides, the boundary between Cambridgeshire and Suffolk. The village's name is listed as "Frekeham" in 895, and appears in the Domesday Book as "Frakenaham".
DistrictForest Heath
Post townBury St Edmunds
Administrative CountySuffolk
Traditional CountySuffolk
OS GridTL6672
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEastern
CountryEngland
Police AuthoritySuffolk
Dialling code01638
Population270
 

Other names by which Freckenham, Suffolk has been known in the past

Frakenaham

Freckenham, Suffolk in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Freckenham, par., W. Suffolk, on river Lark, 3 miles SW. of Mildenhall, 2520 ac., pop. 371; P.O.

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