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Darsham is a village in Suffolk, England. It is located approximately 4 miles north east of Saxmundham. The village is bypassed by the A12 and is served by Darsham railway station, which is approximately one mile away from the village centre, on the Ipswich-Lowestoft East Suffolk Line. The name of the village of Darsham derives from Deores Ham — home of the deer. This name is borne out by early reference to local roadways as chaseways. There was hunting in this area as late as the 18th century.
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Other names by which Darsham, Suffolk has been known in the past
Dersham ~ Dersam ~ Diresham
Darsham, Suffolk in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)
Darsham, par. and hamlet with ry. sta., B. Suffolk, 4 miles NE. of Saxmundham, 1550 ac., pop. 434; P.O.; contains Darsham Hall.
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