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Mendham, Suffolk

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Mendham, Suffolk

Mendham is a village and civil parish in the Mid Suffolk district of Suffolk in eastern England. Located on the east bank of the River Waveney around a mile east of Harleston, in 2005 its population was 440. The parish includes the hamlets of Withersdale Street. The Mendham Marshes are also within the parish boundaries. Until the 19th century, around 25% of the parish fell in Norfolk and 75% in Suffolk.
DistrictMid Suffolk
Administrative CountySuffolk
Traditional CountySuffolk
OS GridTM2782
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthoritySuffolk
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySuffolk
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySuffolk
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England

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

Mendaham ~ Menham

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

Mendham, vil., Suffolk, and par., partly also in Norfolk, on river Waveney, 1½ mile SE. of Harleston, 2944 ac., pop. 751; P.O.; in vicinity of vil. is Mendham Priory, seat; the priory, of time of Stephen, has left some remains.

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