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Gazeley, Suffolk

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Gazeley, Suffolk

Gazeley is a village and civil parish in the Forest Heath district of Suffolk in eastern England. In 2005 it had a population of 740. A house converted windmill survives in the village. The village's name is of Anglo Saxon origin (Gaseleia) and means "Goose Meadow". The surnames of Gazeley, Gazley and Gazlay derive from this source.
DistrictForest Heath
Administrative CountySuffolk
Traditional CountySuffolk
OS GridTL7164
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEastern
CountryEngland
Police AuthoritySuffolk
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySuffolk
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySuffolk
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Population740
 

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

Gazeley, par. and vil., W. Suffolk, 4½ miles E. of Newmarket, 5899 ac., pop. 835; P.O.

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