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Ampton, Suffolk

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Ampton, Suffolk

Ampton is a village and civil parish in the St Edmundsbury district of Suffolk, England, about five miles north of Bury St Edmunds. According to Eilert Ekwall the meaning of the village name is Amma's homestead. The Domesday Book records the population of Ampton in 1086 to be 23. According to the 2001 census the parish had a population of 63. The parish is grouped with Little Livermere and Timworth to form a parish council.
Administrative CountySuffolk
Traditional CountySuffolk
OS GridTL8671
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEastern
CountryEngland
Police AuthoritySuffolk
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySuffolk
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySuffolk
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
 

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

Hametuna

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

Ampton, par. and seat, W. Suffolk, 5 miles N. of Bury St Edmunds, 736 ac., pop. 97; P.O.

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