Cotton, Suffolk

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Cotton is located in Suffolk
 Cotton shown within Suffolk
Population 510 [1]
District Mid Suffolk
Shire county Suffolk
Region East
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Police Suffolk
Fire Suffolk
Ambulance East of England
EU Parliament East of England
List of places

Coordinates: 52°15′41″N 1°02′01″E / 52.26149°N 1.03358°E / 52.26149; 1.03358

Hampnalls Hall
Total population of Cotton Civil Parish, Suffolk, as reported by the Census of Population from 1801-2011[2]
A 20th Century map of Cotton, Suffolk 5th edition published in 1940

Cotton is a village and civil parish in the Mid Suffolk district of Suffolk in eastern England. Located to the east of the Great Eastern Main Line, the parish also includes the hamlet of Dandy Corner. In 2005 its population was 510.[1] Cotton is located to the west of the A140, and nearby villages include Mendlesham and Bacton. In the 1870s, Cotton was described as

"a parish in Hartismere district, Suffolk; on the Eastern Union railway, 1½ mile S of Finningham r. station, and 6 N by E of Stowmarket. The church is good; and there are a Wesleyan chapel, a parochial school, and charities."[3]

According to the 2011 census, it had a total population of 526.[4]

St Andrews Church


St Andrew’s Church, located on Church Street is the local place of Church of England worship for Cotton, which is classified under the Diocese of St Edmundsbury & Ipswich. [5] It is a listed building which holds services twice a month and several other special services throughout the year. [6]


  1. ^ a b Estimates of Total Population of Areas in Suffolk Suffolk County Council
  2. ^ "Historical population data for Cotton, Suffolk". A Vision of Britain. 
  3. ^ Wilson, John Marius (1870-72). Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales. Edinburgh: A. Fullerton & Co. Retrieved 27 January 2015.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  4. ^ "Cotton (parish): Key Figures for 2011 Census: Key Statistics". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 27 January 2015. 
  5. ^ "Information on St Andrews Church". A Church Near You. Retrieved 31 March 2015. 
  6. ^ "St Andrews service information". Cotton - One Suffolk. Retrieved 31 March 2015. 

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