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Sapiston, Suffolk

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Sapiston, Suffolk

Sapiston is a small village in the county of Suffolk in England, UK located near the Suffolk-Norfolk border. It is in northern Suffolk lying on the river Blackbourn (really a stream). The name means village of soapmakers. Sapiston is bordered to the south-west by Honington, to the north-west by Fakenham Magna, to the north by Euston, to the east by Bardwell, and to the south by Ixworth Thorpe. It is 8 miles from Bury St Edmunds and 6 miles from Thetford in Norfolk.
DistrictSt Edmundsbury
Post townBURY ST EDMUNDS
Administrative CountySuffolk
Traditional CountySuffolk
OS GridTL9175
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEastern
CountryEngland
Police AuthoritySuffolk
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySuffolk
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySuffolk
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Dialling code01284
Population164
 

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

Sapestuna

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

Sapiston, par. and vil., Suffolk, 3 miles NW. of lxworth, 1230 ac., pop. 263.

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