Denham, St Edmundsbury

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Denham
St.Marys Denham - geograph.org.uk - 965562.jpg
St Mary's church, Denham
Denham is located in Suffolk
Denham
Denham
 Denham shown within Suffolk
Population 170 [1]
District St Edmundsbury
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
UK
England
Suffolk

Coordinates: 52°13′19″N 0°34′16″E / 52.222°N 0.571°E / 52.222; 0.571

Denham is a village and civil parish in the St Edmundsbury district of Suffolk in eastern England. Located around five miles west of Bury St Edmunds, in 2005 its population was 170.[1] The parish also includes the hamlet of Denham End, as well as the remains of Denham Castle, a motte-and-bailey structure. The parish council is shared with neighbouring Barrow.

Monument to Edward Lewkenor and his wife

The mediaeval church of St Mary's was restored in 1846 and is a grade II* listed building. In the chapel is a large canopied table monument to MP Sir Edward Lewkenor and his wife of Denham Hall who both died in 1605 of smallpox. [2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Estimates of Total Population of Areas in Suffolk Suffolk County Council
  2. ^ "Name: CHURCH OF ST MARY List entry Number: 1285509". English Heritage. Retrieved 17 April 2014. 

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