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Monks Eleigh, Suffolk

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Monks Eleigh, Suffolk

Monks Eleigh is a village and a civil parish in Babergh, Suffolk, United Kingdom, situated on the tributary to the River Brett in a rural area. The parish church, St. Peter, has a 15th century tower which can be seen from the surrounding countryside. Some houses round the village green date back to the 16th century, as does the Swan Inn. The parish contains the hamlets of Swingleton Green and Stackyard Green. Monks Eleigh Congregational Chapel, on Brent Eleigh Road, was founded in 1820.
Administrative CountySuffolk
Traditional CountySuffolk
OS GridTL9647
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthoritySuffolk

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

Monks Eleigh, par. and vil., Suffolk, on river Brett, 5½ miles NW. of Hadleigh, 2099 ac., pop. 577; P.O.

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