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Hawstead, Suffolk

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Hawstead, Suffolk

Hawstead is a small village in Suffolk, England. It is located 5 kilometres south of Bury St. Edmunds between the B1066 and A134 roads, in a fork formed by the River Lark and a small tributary. Hawstead Place, previously the seat of the Drury family, is now a farmhouse. Sir William Drury was sheriff and knight of the shire for Suffolk.
Administrative CountySuffolk
Traditional CountySuffolk
OS GridTL8559
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthoritySuffolk

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

Halstead ~ Haldsteda ~ Hersteda

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

Hawstead, par. and vil., W. Suffolk, 4 miles SW. of Bury St Edmunds, 2237 ac. (including Hardwick), pop. 321.

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