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Flempton, Suffolk

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Flempton, Suffolk

Flempton is a village in the St Edmundsbury district of Suffolk, England. It is on the A1101 road from Bury St Edmunds. The East of England Regional Assembly is based in Flempton House. The village pub is The Greyhound on The Green. It is close to the River Lark. Flempton takes its name from its founders who came from Flanders and settled the area in Anglo-Saxon times. Flempton Forge is listed forge. It has recently been converted to a holiday let. www. flemptonforge. co. uk
DistrictSt Edmundsbury
Administrative CountySuffolk
Traditional CountySuffolk
OS GridTL8169
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthoritySuffolk

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


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

Flempton, par., W. Suffolk, on river Lark, 5 miles NW. of Bury St Edmunds, 789 ac., pop. 178; P.O.

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