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Blundeston, Suffolk

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Blundeston, Suffolk

Blundeston is a village and civil parish in the Waveney district of the English county of Suffolk. It is in the north of the county, about 2 miles inland between Great Yarmouth and Lowestoft, close to the North Sea coast. Blundeston Prison, which used to house B Category prisoners but in recent years has changed to the lower security C Category status, is located on the southern edge of the village .
DistrictWaveney
Post townLowestoft
Administrative CountySuffolk
Traditional CountySuffolk
OS GridTM5197
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEastern
CountryEngland
Police AuthoritySuffolk
Population1,560 (2001 census)
 

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

Dunestuna ~ Dunstuna

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

Blundeston, par., E. Suffolk, 3½ miles NW. of Lowestoft, 1573 ac., pop. 714; P.O.

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