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Raydon, Suffolk

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Raydon, Suffolk

Raydon is a village and civil parish in Suffolk, England. Located around two miles south-east of Hadleigh, it is part of Babergh district. The parish also includes the hamlets of Lower Raydon (west) and The Woodlands (east). It was recorded in Domesday as "Reindune" or "Reinduna" and appears on John Speed's 1610 map as "Roydon".
DistrictBabergh
Post townHadleigh
Administrative CountySuffolk
Traditional CountySuffolk
OS GridTM0538
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEastern
CountryEngland
Police AuthoritySuffolk
Dialling code01473
Population487 (2001)
 

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

Reinduna ~ Rienduna

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

Raydon.-- par. and vil. with ry. sta., Suffolk, 3 miles SE. of Hadleigh, 2335 ac., pop. 524; P.O.

Raydon, Suffolk in "A Topographical Dictionary of England" edited by Samuel Lewis (1848)

RAYDON, a hamlet, in the parish of Orford, union and hundred of Plomesgate, E. division of the county of Suffolk; containing 14 inhabitants.

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