Barningham, Suffolk

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Barningham
Barningham - Church of St Andrew.jpg
Church of St Andrew
Barningham is located in Suffolk
Barningham
Barningham
 Barningham shown within Suffolk
Population 928 (2001 census)
District St Edmundsbury
Shire county Suffolk
Region East
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
EU Parliament East of England
List of places
UK
England
Suffolk

Coordinates: 52°21′00″N 0°52′59″E / 52.35°N 0.883°E / 52.35; 0.883

Barningham is a village and civil parish in the St Edmundsbury district of Suffolk, England, about twelve miles north-east of Bury St Edmunds. According to Eilert Ekwall, the meaning of the village name is the homestead of Beorn's people. The Domesday Book records the population of Barningham in 1086 to be 36. It has a primary school, a pub called the Royal George, a shop with a post office and a church.

The pharmaceutical company Fisons, founded by James Fison in the late 18th century, began as a flour mill and bakery in the village. The building has since been developed into flats.

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