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Tattingstone, Suffolk

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Tattingstone, Suffolk

Tattingstone is a village and civil parish in Suffolk, England located on the Shotley peninsula about 6 miles south of Ipswich. It has a population of over 500, and is the location of Tattingstone Place and the folly known as the Tattingstone Wonder. Tattingstone was recorded in Domesday as "Tatituna" or "Tatistuna". It is a parish with 3 distinct settlements. The main settlement houses the church, Tattingstone Park and the former Stamford House of Industry, or Workhouse (1766–1930).
DistrictBabergh
Post townIpswich
Administrative CountySuffolk
Traditional CountySuffolk
OS GridTM1337
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEastern
CountryEngland
Police AuthoritySuffolk
 

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

Tatistuna ~ Tatituna

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

Tattingstone, par. and vil., Suffolk, 5½ miles SW. of Ipswich, 1637 ac., pop. 535; P.O.; Tattingstone Place is the seat of the Western family.

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