Blaxhall Village Hall
Blaxhall shown within Suffolk
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Blaxhall is a village and civil parish in the Suffolk Coastal 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.
- "Civil Parish population 2011". Retrieved 16 September 2015.
- Blaxhall Common, Suffolk Wildlife Trust. Retrieved 2013-01-28.
- Blaxhall Heath, SSSI citation, Natural England. Retrieved 2013-01-28.
- "The Blaxhall Stone, Suffolk, England, stone, TM351565: M E g A L i T h i A - Megaliths, Stone Circles, Standing Stones". Megalithia. Retrieved 22 August 2014.
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