Blaxhall Village Hall
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Blaxhall is a village and civil parish in the East Suffolk district of the English county of Suffolk. Located around 8 miles (13 km) south-west of Leiston and Aldeburgh, in 2007 its population was estimated to be 220, measured at 194 in the 2011 Census.
The parish council owns Blaxhall Common, a Site of Special Scientific Interest located on the Suffolk Coast and Heaths Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty to the south-east of the village. The area is one of the few remaining areas of lowland dry heathland in the Suffolk Sandlings and is managed by Suffolk Wildlife Trust as a nature reserve.
The Blaxhall Stone is a large stone located at Stone Farm which, according to local legend, has been constantly increasing in size since it was dug up in the 19th century.
Notable people from Blaxhall
- Robert Curson (1460-1535), English courtier
- Civil Parish population 2011. Retrieved 2015-09-16.
- Blaxhall Common Archived February 18, 2013, at the Wayback Machine, Suffolk Wildlife Trust. Retrieved 2013-01-28.
- Blaxhall Heath Archived 2015-05-05 at the Wayback Machine, SSSI citation, Natural England. Retrieved 2013-01-28.
- The Blaxhall Stone, Suffolk, England, Megalithia. Retrieved 2014-08-22.
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