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Battisford - Church of St Mary.jpg
St. Mary's church, Battisford
Battisford is located in Suffolk
Battisford shown within Suffolk
Population 482 [1] (2001 census)
458 (2011 census)[2]
Shire county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Stowmarket
Postcode district IP14
EU Parliament East of England
List of places
52°08′56″N 1°00′07″E / 52.149°N 1.002°E / 52.149; 1.002Coordinates: 52°08′56″N 1°00′07″E / 52.149°N 1.002°E / 52.149; 1.002

Battisford is a village and civil parish in the Mid Suffolk district of Suffolk, England. The village is about 4 miles (6 km) south of Stowmarket, and is directly alongside Wattisham Airfield. | The village contains a Parish Church, a Free Church, a Community Centre - which holds the pre-school playgroup - and a village green, containing a play area. The main road which runs through Battisford is Straight Road, being very straight and over a mile long. The village pub, The Punch Bowl, is a registered Community Interest Company (CIC), and is the very first of its kind in Suffolk.

In 1983, for one day only, Battisford declared its independence from the United Kingdom.


  1. ^ "United Kingdom Census 2001 Neighbourhood Statistics Parish Profile (People)". Retrieved 30 October 2008. 
  2. ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 16 August 2016. 

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