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Chelsworth, Suffolk

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Chelsworth, Suffolk

Chelsworth is a village and civil parish in Suffolk, England. Located on the B1115 road, 10miles either way between Sudbury and Stowmarket. It is part of Babergh district. The parish also contains the hamlet of Chelsworth Common. Built on the north bank of the River Brett, the entire village is classified as a conservation area, and contains numerous listed buildings. Saxons called the area Ceorleswyrthe. Recorded in Domesday as "Cerleswrda". Also be listed historically as Cheilesworth.
DistrictBabergh
Post townHadleigh
Administrative CountySuffolk
Traditional CountySuffolk
OS GridTL9847
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEastern
CountryEngland
Police AuthoritySuffolk
Population146 (2001)
 

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

Chellesworth ~ Cerleswrda

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

Chelsworth, par., W. Suffolk, 5 m. NW. of Hadleigh, 861 ac., pop. 245; contains C. Hall and C. Park.

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