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Westleton, Suffolk

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Westleton, Suffolk

Westleton is a village in the English county of Suffolk. It is located 4 miles north of Leiston and 5 miles miles north-east of Saxmundham near the North Sea coast. The village is on the edge of the Suffolk Sandlings, an area of lowland heathland. The village lies along the B1125 road, 2 miles to the east of the A12 and Darsham railway station. Westleton Heath National Nature Reserve is 0.5 miles north east of the village.
Administrative CountySuffolk
Traditional CountySuffolk
OS GridTM4469
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEastern
CountryEngland
Police AuthoritySuffolk
 

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

Wesletuna ~ Westeldestuna

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

Westleton, par. and vil., Suffolk - par., 6103 ac., pop. 835; vil., 5 miles NE. of Saxmundham; P.O.

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