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Assington, Suffolk

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Assington, Suffolk

Assington is a village and civil parish in the Babergh district of Suffolk, England. Located near Sudbury, in 2005 it had a population of 380. According to Eilert Ekwall the meaning of the village name is homestead of Assi. The village was mentioned in the Domesday Book, at which time it had a population of 79.
DistrictBabergh
Post townSUDBURY
Administrative CountySuffolk
Traditional CountySuffolk
OS GridTL9338
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEastern
CountryEngland
Police AuthoritySuffolk
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySuffolk
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySuffolk
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Dialling code01787
Population380
 

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

Asetona

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

Assington, par. and seat, W. Suffolk, 5 miles SE. of Sudbury, 2986 ac., pop. 735; P.O.

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