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Pakefield, Suffolk

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Pakefield, Suffolk

Pakefield is a suburb of the town of Lowestoft in the Waveney District of the English county of Suffolk. Pakefield is located around 2 miles south of the centre of the town. Although today it forms a suburb of the urban area of Lowestoft, it was until 1934 a village and parish in its own right. Pakefield lies along the North Sea coast. The former parish church, All Saints and St Margarets, is located on the coast.
DistrictWaveney
Post townLowestoft
Administrative CountySuffolk
Traditional CountySuffolk
OS GridTM5390
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEastern
CountryEngland
Police AuthoritySuffolk
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySuffolk
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySuffolk
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Dialling code01502
Population6,901 (2001)
 

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

Pagafella ~ Paggefella

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

Pakefield, coast par. and vil., Suffolk, 2 miles SW. of Lowestoft, 771 ac., pop. 884; P.O., T.O.

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