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Helmingham, Suffolk

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Helmingham, Suffolk

Helmingham is a village in Suffolk, England, 12 miles east of Stowmarket, and 12 miles north of Ipswich. It has a population of 170. It retains the same name by which it was recorded in Domesday. Helmingham Hall - a large red brick quadrangular mansion - dates from the reign of Henry VIII. The ancient family of Tollemache have been seated here from an early period after settling for a while at Bentley soon after the Norman conquest.
DistrictMid Suffolk
Post townIPSWICH
Administrative CountySuffolk
Traditional CountySuffolk
OS GridTM1857
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthoritySuffolk

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

Elming- ~ Helmingheham ~ Hmingheham ~ Helmincham ~ (Hmingheham)

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

Helmingham, par., E. Suffolk, 4½ miles SE. of Debenham and 8½ miles N. of Ipswich, 2438 ac., pop. 339; P.O.; contains the old mansion of Helmingham Hall, with park of 400 ac.

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