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Kirkley, Suffolk

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Kirkley, Suffolk

Kirkley is a place within the town of Lowestoft in the Waveney District of the English county of Suffolk. Kirkley is located south of the centre of the town. Although today it forms part of the urban area of Lowestoft, it was originally a village. Kirkley was briefly mentioned in the Domesday Book at which time it formed part of King William's estates and was held by Roger Bigot.
Administrative CountySuffolk
Traditional CountySuffolk
OS GridTM5391
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthoritySuffolk
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySuffolk
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySuffolk
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Dialling code01502

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


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

Kirkley.-- coast par. and vil., Suffolk, in NE. of co., on SW. side and in town of Lowestoft, 579 ac. (40 water), pop. 2941; the inhabitants are largely employed in sea-fishing.

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