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Herringfleet is a small village on the River Waveney, between Somerleyton and St. Olaves in Suffolk, England within The Broads National Park. Herringfleet was occupied by the Roman Empire, and archaeologists have made a number of finds, including a Roman bronze 'patera', a 'soup ladle' vessel with the maker's name 'Quattenus' on the handle, and a Roman nether mill-stone of trachyte, originally imported from Saxony or Koblenz on the Rhine.
|OS Settlement Classification||Other settlement (village, hamlet etc)|
Other names by which Herringfleet, Suffolk has been known in the past
Herringfleet, Suffolk in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)
Herringfleet, par., E. Suffolk, on river Waveney, 6 m. NW. of Lowestoft, 1720 ac., pop. 224; has interesting Norman church; contains Herringfleet Hall, seat.
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