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East Bergholt, Suffolk

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East Bergholt, Suffolk

East Bergholt is a village in the south of Suffolk, England, just north of the Essex border. It is "twinned" with the village of Barbizon, France. East Bergholt and Hadleigh are the largest villages in the Stour Valley, a region historically known for its manufacture of linens The nearest town and railway station is Manningtree, Essex. East Bergholt is 10 miles north of Colchester and 8 miles south of Ipswich.
Administrative CountySuffolk
Traditional CountySuffolk
OS GridTM0735
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthoritySuffolk
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySuffolk
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySuffolk
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Dialling code01206

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

Bergholt ~ Bergholt East

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

Bergholt, East, par., E. Suffolk, on river Stour, 9 miles SW. of Ipswich, 3063 ac., pop 1191; P.O.; the birthplace of Constable, the painter (1776-1837).

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