Letheringham

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Coordinates: 52°10′20″N 1°19′27″E / 52.172247°N 1.324282°E / 52.172247; 1.324282

Letheringham
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St Mary's Church, Letheringham
Letheringham is located in Suffolk
Letheringham
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 Letheringham shown within Suffolk
Shire county Suffolk
Region East
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
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Letheringham is a sparsely populated civil parish in the Suffolk Coastal (former Deben Rural District) in Suffolk, England, on the Deben River.[1]

Sights[edit]

St Mary is a tiny church, the remains of the tower and nave of a Priory church, and sits in a farmyard. It is open 24 hours a day.

Personalities[edit]

  • Robert Naunton (1563–1635), English politician and writer : location of death
  • Sir Robert Wingfield of Letheringham (1403–1454), a son of a senior Sir Robert Wingfield (c. 1370 – 3 May 1409) and Elizabeth Russell
  • Captain Edward Maria Wingfield (1550–1631), a soldier, Member of Parliament, (1593) and English colonist in America

Trivia[edit]

  • Akenfield, a 1976 film was partly shot on location in Letheringham.
  • Ledringhem, a village in Nord département, France could share a same topoymy.[2]

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