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Witnesham, Suffolk

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Witnesham, Suffolk

Witnesham is a village situated roughly 4 miles to the north of Ipswich, Suffolk. The main road from Ipswich that links the village to the town is the B1077, Westerfield Road. It is in the Domesday Book as 'Wytenesham’ (Witta’s/Witten’s meadow or enclosure) and had 10 villagers. It was a part of the old Hundreds of Suffolk of Carlford (hundred). The village has two churches, the Baptist at the top of the village, north on Upper Road.
Post townIPSWICH
Administrative CountySuffolk
Traditional CountySuffolk
OS GridTM1850
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEastern
CountryEngland
Police AuthoritySuffolk
Dialling code01473
 

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

Witdesham

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

Witnesham, par. and vil., Suffolk - par., 1996 ac., pop. 515; vil., 4½ miles NE. of Ipswich; P.O.

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