Bucklesham

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Bucklesham
St. Marys Bucklesham - geograph.org.uk - 324871.jpg
St. Marys Church, Bucklesham
Bucklesham is located in Suffolk
Bucklesham
Bucklesham
 Bucklesham shown within Suffolk
Population 542 (2001 census)
District Suffolk Coastal
Shire county Suffolk
Region East
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
EU Parliament East of England
List of places
UK
England
Suffolk

Coordinates: 52°01′47″N 1°16′09″E / 52.029682°N 1.26917°E / 52.029682; 1.26917

Bucklesham is a village and civil parish in the Suffolk Coastal district of Suffolk, England, a few miles east of Ipswich.

The village pub is The Shannon, named after Admiral Brooke's ship.The village gave its name to HMS Bucklesham, a Ham class minesweeper.

The village has a school, a church, a village hall (shared with the neighbouring Foxhall). houses and the pub. A small cottage - Shell Cottage - near St Mary's church was the old school, and the names of the children can still be found written on the walls. The newer school has 15 students per year group, and about 100 students in all.

The village playing field is used by the children and the football team. The field has swings and an obstacle course.

External links[edit]

Bucklesham Village Hall Bucklesham Primary School Media related to Bucklesham at Wikimedia Commons