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Leavenheath is a village and civil parish located on the Essex - Suffolk border. Located on the A134 between Sudbury and Colchester, it is part of Babergh district. The parish also contains the hamlets of Cock Street and Honey Tye, and in 2001 had a population of 1,373. The village was named after the Leaven Heath, an area of open land between Boxford, Bures, Nayland and Polstead. It does not have a village centre, but is separated into two parts around half a mile apart by Leaden Hall.
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Leavenheath, Suffolk in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)
Leavenheath, vil., Stoke by Nayland par., and eccl. dist., also in Assington, Nayland, Polstead, and Wissington pars., Suffolk - dist., pop. 443; vil., 4 miles NE. of Bures ry. sta.; P.O.
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