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Great Finborough, Suffolk

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Great Finborough, Suffolk

Great Finborough is a rural village in Suffolk, England about 3 miles south west of Stowmarket and near one of the sources of the River Gipping. It has a population of 755. Route 461http://www. suffolkonboard. com/timetables_leaflets/bus_timetable_by_service_numberbus service operated by Beeston's connects Finborough with Sudbury, Bildeston and Stowmarket on Tuesday and Thursday only. The Bog Race is a key part of village life. It happens on Easter Monday every year.
DistrictMid Suffolk
Post townSTOWMARKET
Administrative CountySuffolk
Traditional CountySuffolk
OS GridTM0157
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEastern
CountryEngland
Police AuthoritySuffolk
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySuffolk
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySuffolk
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Dialling code01449
Population755 (2001)
 

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

Finborough ~ Finborough Great

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

Finborough, Great, par., W. Suffolk, on river Orwell, 3 miles SW. of Stowmarket, 1631 ac., pop. 413; P.O.; contains Finborough Hall.

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