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Beyton is a village and civil parish in the Mid Suffolk district of Suffolk, England. According to Eilert Ekwall the meaning of the village name is homestead by brook or Beaga's homestead. The Domesday Book records the population of Beyton in 1086 to be 1 free man. The village is about 7 miles east of Bury St Edmunds, on the A14 road. The church of Beyton All Saints is one of 38 existing round-tower churches in Suffolk.
|OS Settlement Classification||Other settlement (village, hamlet etc)|
|Population||656 (2001 census)|
Other names by which Beyton, Suffolk has been known in the past
Beighton ~ Begatona
Beyton, Suffolk in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)
Beighton (Suffolk). See BEYTON.
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