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Hawkedon, Suffolk

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Hawkedon, Suffolk

Hawkedon is a village and civil parish in the St Edmundsbury district of Suffolk in eastern England. Located around seven miles south-south-west of Bury St Edmunds, the parish also contains the hamlet of Thurston End, and in 2005 had a population of 120. The majority of the village is classed as a conservation area. Hawkedon recently has begun recording its history. The village has a large number of medieval buildings and the church is very unusual in that it is placed on the green.
DistrictSt Edmundsbury
Administrative CountySuffolk
Traditional CountySuffolk
OS GridTL7952
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthoritySuffolk
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySuffolk
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySuffolk
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England

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

Auokeduna ~ Hauokeduna ~ Hauochenduna

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

Hawkedon, par., W. Suffolk, 5½ miles NE. of Clare, 1461 ac., pop. 278; P.O.

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