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Thornham Magna, Suffolk

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Thornham Magna, Suffolk

Thornham Magna is the sister village of Thornham Parva, ("Big Thorny Village" and "Little Thorny Village"") about 3.5 miles (5.6 km) from Eye, Suffolk and close to the A140 main road from Norwich to Ipswich, the county towns of Norfolk and Suffolk. The twin villages of Thornham Magna and Thornham Parva lie within a mile or so of each other through wooded country lanes. The surrounding area is mostly arable farming & cattle on the water meadows through which the River Dove flows.
DistrictMid Suffolk
Administrative CountySuffolk
Traditional CountySuffolk
OS GridTM1070
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthoritySuffolk

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

Thornham Magna and T. Parva

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

Thornham Magna, par., Suffolk, 3 miles SW. of Eye, 1324 ac., pop. 285; P.O.; Thornham Hall is the seat of Lord Henniker.

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