Kedington

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Kedington
Stpeterandstpaul kedington.jpg
Church of St Peter and St Paul, Kedington
Kedington is located in Suffolk
Kedington
Kedington
 Kedington shown within Suffolk
Shire county Suffolk
Region East
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
EU Parliament East of England
List of places
UK
England
Suffolk

Coordinates: 52°05′24″N 0°29′13″E / 52.090°N 0.487°E / 52.090; 0.487

Kedington is a village located between Clare and Haverhill in south-west Suffolk.

Known as Kidituna in the Domesday Book (1086), there were 280 people living there at that time.

Today Kedington has a population of about 1,800. Its church, St Peter and St Paul, is one of the historical treasures of East Anglia, dating from the late 13th century. Kedington comes in the top rank of small English churches and is renowned for its unmodernised interior and Barnardiston tombs. John Betjeman understandably christened Kedington ' a village Westminster Abbey'. The 17th century Archbishop of Canterbury John Tillotson was rector of Kedington prior to his elevation.

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