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Great Barton, Suffolk

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Great Barton, Suffolk

Great Barton is a village and civil parish in the St Edmundsbury district of Suffolk, England, about three miles from Bury St Edmunds. According to Eilert Ekwall, the meaning of the village name is barley enclosure/demesne farm or outlying grange. The Domesday Book records the population of Great Barton in 1086 was 104.
DistrictSt Edmundsbury
Post townIpswich
Administrative CountySuffolk
Traditional CountySuffolk
OS GridTL8867
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEastern
CountryEngland
Police AuthoritySuffolk
Dialling code01284 78
 

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

Barton ~ Barton Great

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

Barton, Great, par., W. Suffolk, 2 miles NE. of Bury St Edmunds, 4030 ac., pop. 819; P.O., T.O.

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