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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".
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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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