Brampton, Suffolk

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Brampton
Brampton - Church of St Peter.jpg
Brampton, Church of St Peter
Brampton is located in Suffolk
Brampton
Brampton
Brampton shown within Suffolk
OS grid reference TM435822
District
Shire county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Beccles
Postcode district NR34 8
Dialling code 01502 575
EU Parliament East of England
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Suffolk
52°22′55″N 1°34′48″E / 52.382°N 1.580°E / 52.382; 1.580Coordinates: 52°22′55″N 1°34′48″E / 52.382°N 1.580°E / 52.382; 1.580

Brampton is a village in the English county of Suffolk, located approximately 4 miles (6.4 km) north east of Halesworth, 5 miles (8.0 km) south of Beccles and 5 miles (8.0 km) north west of Southwold. The mid-2005 population estimate for Brampton with Stoven parish was 460.[1] Stoven is located just to the east, Uggeshall to the south-east and Shadingfield to the north. housing, including at Brampton Street, are clustered on both sides of the road throughout the parish area.

The village is served by Brampton railway station, around 1.5 miles (2.4 km) west of the village, on the Ipswich-Lowestoft East Suffolk Line. The A145 road divides the village and passes the village church which is Grade I listed and dedicated to St Peter.[2] Areas of Brampton Primary School serves the village and the surrounding area.[3]

The Latitude music festival takes place at Henham Park 3 miles (4.8 km) south of Brampton.

Brampton Hall is a listed country house built in 1794 of red brick for the Leman family who had long associations in the area.[4] The previous Brampton Hall burned down in 1733.[5] A 16th century farmhouse was built on the same site, known as Brampton Old Hall. Both buildings are Grade II listed.[6][7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Estimates of Total Population of Areas in Suffolk Archived 19 December 2008 at the Wayback Machine., Suffolk County Council, 2007-05-01. Retrieved 2009-04-19
  2. ^ A Church Near You. Retrieved 2009-04-19
  3. ^ Suffolk County Council Brampton CEVCP School profile. Retrieved 2009-04-19.
  4. ^ Sir Bernard Burke (1853). A visitation of the seats and arms of the noblemen and gentlemen of Great Britain Vol 2. p. 233/4. Retrieved 26 June 2011. 
  5. ^ "Pastscape". Brampton Old Hall. English Heritage. Retrieved 26 June 2011. 
  6. ^ "British Listed Buildings". Brampton Old Hall. English Heritage. Retrieved 26 June 2011. 
  7. ^ "British Listed Buildings". Brampton Hall. English Heritage. Retrieved 26 June 2011. 

External links[edit]

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