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Homersfield, Suffolk

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Homersfield, Suffolk

South Elmham St Mary, known as Homersfield, is a small village and civil parish located on the banks of the River Waveney in Suffolk, UK, on the border with Norfolk. It is one of The Saints. It is the home of the oldest surviving concrete bridge in Britain, a 50-foot span built in 1870 by the Adair estate. It was restored during the 1990s by a partnership between the parish council and various local authorities and heritage bodies.
Administrative CountySuffolk
Traditional CountySuffolk
OS GridTM2885
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEastern
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySuffolk
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySuffolk
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
 

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

Humbresfelda

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

Homersfield, par. and vil. with ry. sta., E. Suffolk, on riverWaveney, 4 m. SW. of Bungay, 981 ac., pop. 144.

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