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Bawdsey, Suffolk

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Bawdsey, Suffolk

Bawdsey is a village and civil parish in Suffolk, eastern England. Located near Felixstowe, it had an estimated population of 340 in 2007. Bawdsey Manor is notable as the place where radar research took place early in World War II, before moving to Worth Matravers near Swanage in May 1940, and from there to Malvern, Worcestershire in 1942. Bawdsey had both Chain Home and Chain Home Low early warning radar stations during World War II.
DistrictSuffolk Coastal
Administrative CountySuffolk
Traditional CountySuffolk
OS GridTM3440
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthoritySuffolk

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

Baldereseia ~ Baldeseia

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

Bawdsey, par. and vil., E. Suffolk, 9 m. SE. of Woodbridge and 12 m. E. of Ipswich, 1636 ac., pop. 432; P.O.

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