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Wetherden, Suffolk

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Wetherden, Suffolk

Wetherden is a village in the county of Suffolk, England. Recorded in the Domesday book as 'Watdena' or 'Wederdena' The village has an estimated population of 540, the majority being OAPs. Although small in size the village can boast a baptist chapel, St Mary's Church which was built in the 15th century, Village Hall and one village pub the 'Maypole'. The village playing field is home to Wetherden F. C who play in the Ipswich Sunday football league.
DistrictMid Suffolk
Administrative CountySuffolk
Traditional CountySuffolk
OS GridTM0062
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthoritySuffolk

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

Watdena ~ Wederdena

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

Wetherden, par. and vil., Suffolk - par., 1880 ac., pop. 489; vil., 4 miles NW. of Stowmarket; in vicinity is Wetherden Hall, seat.

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