Blaxhall

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Blaxhall
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Blaxhall Village Hall
Blaxhall is located in Suffolk
Blaxhall
Blaxhall
Blaxhall shown within Suffolk
Population194 (2011)
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townWoodbridge
Postcode districtIP12 2
EU ParliamentEast of England
List of places
UK
England
Suffolk
52°09′40″N 1°27′36″E / 52.161°N 1.460°E / 52.161; 1.460Coordinates: 52°09′40″N 1°27′36″E / 52.161°N 1.460°E / 52.161; 1.460

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.[1]

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.[2] 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.[2][3]

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.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Civil Parish population 2011. Retrieved 2015-09-16.
  2. ^ a b Blaxhall Common Archived February 18, 2013, at the Wayback Machine., Suffolk Wildlife Trust. Retrieved 2013-01-28.
  3. ^ Blaxhall Heath Archived 2015-05-05 at the Wayback Machine., SSSI citation, Natural England. Retrieved 2013-01-28.
  4. ^ The Blaxhall Stone, Suffolk, England, Megalithia. Retrieved 2014-08-22.

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