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Herringfleet, Suffolk

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Herringfleet, Suffolk

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.
Administrative CountySuffolk
Traditional CountySuffolk
OS GridTM4897
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEastern
CountryEngland
Police AuthoritySuffolk
 

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

Heringaflet

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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