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Nacton, Suffolk

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Nacton, Suffolk

Nacton is a civil parish in the Suffolk Coastal region of Suffolk, England, taking its name from the village within it. The parish is bounded by the neighbouring parishes of Levington to the east and Bucklesham in the north. It is located between the towns of Ipswich and Felixstowe. Nacton abuts the River Orwell opposite the village of Pin Mill. Riverside features covered by this parish are (from east to west) Buttermans Bay, Potter's Point, Downham Reach, Mulberry Middle and Pond Oose.
DistrictSuffolk Coastal
Post townIPSWICH
Administrative CountySuffolk
Traditional CountySuffolk
OS GridTM2140
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthoritySuffolk

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

Nachetuna ~ Nechetuna

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

Nacton, par. and vil., Suffolk, on river Orwell, 4 ½ miles SE. of Ipswich, 1920 ac. and 600 tidal water and foreshore, pop. 516; P.O.

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