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Kedington, Suffolk

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Kedington, Suffolk

Kedington is a village located between Clare and Haverhill in south-west Suffolk. Known as Kidituna in the Domesday Book (1086), there were 280 people living there at that time. Today Kedington has a population of about 1,800. Its church, St Peter and St Paul, is one of the historical treasures of East Anglia, dating from the late 13th century. Kedington comes in the top rank of small English churches and is renowned for its unmodernised interior and Barnardiston tombs.
Administrative CountySuffolk
Traditional CountySuffolk
OS GridTL7046
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthoritySuffolk

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

Keddington ~ Keditune ~ Ketton ~ Kidituna

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

Kedington (or Ketton), vil., in SW. of Suffolk, and par., partly also in Essex - par., 2323 ac., pop. 935; vil., 2½ miles NE. of Haverhill ry. sta.; P.O., called Keddington.

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