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Pakenham, Suffolk

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Pakenham, Suffolk

Pakenham is a village in the English county of Suffolk. It is to the east of Bury St. Edmunds and it administered as part of the borough of St Edmundsbury, until local government reorganisation in 1974 it was part of Thingoe Rural District. The village describes itself as the "Village of Two Mills" as it has a water mill that claims to be the only working example in the county as well as a working windmill.
DistrictSt Edmundsbury
Administrative CountySuffolk
Traditional CountySuffolk
OS GridTL9267
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthoritySuffolk

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


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

Pakenham, par. and vil., Suffolk - par., 3696 ac., pop. 959; vil., 5 m. NE. of Bury St Edmunds; P.O., T.O.

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