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Polstead, Suffolk

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Polstead, Suffolk

Polstead is a small village and civil parish in the South of Suffolk, England. The village lies three miles north-east of Nayland, nine miles north of Colchester and five miles south-west of Hadleigh. It is situated on a small tributary stream of the River Stour.
Post townSudbury
Administrative CountySuffolk
Traditional CountySuffolk
OS GridTL9938
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthoritySuffolk
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySuffolk
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySuffolk
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Dialling code01206

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


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

Polstead, par. and vil., Suffolk - par., 3402 ac., pop, 820; vil., 4 miles SW. of Hadleigh; P.O.; near the vil. are Polstead Heath and the seat of Polstead Hall.

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