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Playford, Suffolk

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Playford, Suffolk

Playford is a small village in Suffolk, England, on the outskirts of Ipswich. It has about 220 residents in 90 households. The River Fynn runs through the village, and many footpaths from Playford lead into the Fynn Valley. Villages nearby include Rushmere, Little Bealings, Great Bealings, Culpho and Grundisburgh. There are no pubs or shops in Playford, although it has a church (St Mary's) and a village hall.
DistrictSuffolk Coastal
Post townIpswich
Administrative CountySuffolk
Traditional CountySuffolk
OS GridTM2147
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEastern
CountryEngland
Police AuthoritySuffolk
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySuffolk
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySuffolk
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Dialling code01473
Population220
 

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

Plegeforda

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

Playford, par. and vil., Suffolk, 4 miles NE. of Ipswich, 1296 ac., pop. 239; near the vil. is Playford Hall, seat.

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