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Whatfield, Suffolk

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Whatfield, Suffolk

Whatfield is a village and civil parish in Suffolk, England. Located around two miles north of Hadleigh, it is part of Babergh district. The Calves Wood, a County Wldlife Site (CWS) in the north of the parish is classed as Ancient Woodland, whilst the parish's south-western border is delineated by the River Brett. The Parish Council holds two meadows and a piece of rough woodland in trust for the villagers. The woodland is on the left-hand side of a pleasant walk down to the river Brett.
DistrictBabergh
Administrative CountySuffolk
Traditional CountySuffolk
OS GridTM0246
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEastern
CountryEngland
Police AuthoritySuffolk
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySuffolk
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySuffolk
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Population318 (2001)
 

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

Watefelda ~ Watesfelda

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

Whatfield, par. and vil., Suffolk, 3 miles N. of Hadleigh, 1570 ac., pop. 322.

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