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Somerleyton, Suffolk

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Somerleyton, Suffolk

Somerleyton is a village close to the River Waveney in the Waveney District of the English county of Suffolk. Somerleyton is located around 5 miles north-west of Lowestoft and 7 miles south-west of Great Yarmouth. The village lies on the edge of the The Broads National Park. Many of the houses consist of the model village built around a green that once belonged to the Somerleyton Estate, formerly the property of the Jernegan family and then to Samuel Morton Peto.
Administrative CountySuffolk
Traditional CountySuffolk
OS GridTM4897
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEastern
CountryEngland
Police AuthoritySuffolk
 

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

Somerley Towne ~ Sumerledestuna ~ Sumerledetuna

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

Somerleyton, par. and vil. with ry. sta., Suffolk - par., 1410 ac., pop. 597; vil., 6 m. NW. of Lowestoft; P.O., T.O.; near the vil. is Somerleyton Hall, seat.

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