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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.
Post townSUDBURY
Administrative CountySuffolk
Traditional CountySuffolk
OS GridTL9338
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthoritySuffolk
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySuffolk
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySuffolk
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Dialling code01787

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


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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