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Martlesham, Suffolk

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Martlesham, Suffolk

Martlesham is a village in Suffolk, England about two miles (3 km) South-West of Woodbridge and 6 miles East of Ipswich. It is often referred to as "old Martlesham" by locals in order to distinguish this old village from the much more recent Martlesham Heath development (1 km) to the south although both form a single administrative parish. Also at Martlesham Heath is BT's Research and Development Centre, now called Adastral Park. Martlesham was recorded in Domesday as "Merlesham".
DistrictSuffolk Coastal
Post townWOODBRIDGE
Administrative CountySuffolk
Traditional CountySuffolk
OS GridTM2547
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEastern
CountryEngland
Police AuthoritySuffolk
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySuffolk
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySuffolk
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Dialling code01394
 

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

Merlesham

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

Martlesham, par. and vil., Suffolk, on river Deben, 1½ mile SW. of Woodbridge, 2632 ac., pop. 498; P.O.

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