Brome and Oakley

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Brome and Oakley
The Swan public house on the A140 at Brome
The Swan public house at the A140 at Brome
The location of Brome and Oakley within Suffolk
The location of Brome and Oakley within Suffolk
Brome and Oakley
Location within Suffolk
Population475 (2011)[1]
OS grid referenceTM147760
Civil parish
  • Brome and Oakley
Shire county
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townDISS
Postcode districtIP21
Post townEYE
Postcode districtIP23
Dialling code01379
UK Parliament
List of places
52°21′N 1°09′E / 52.35°N 1.15°E / 52.35; 1.15Coordinates: 52°21′N 1°09′E / 52.35°N 1.15°E / 52.35; 1.15

Brome and Oakley is a civil parish in the Mid Suffolk district of the English county of Suffolk. The parish is in the north of the county, immediately south of the River Waveney which marks the border with Norfolk. It lies 1 mile (1.6 km) north of Eye and 3 miles (4.8 km) south-east of Diss.

The parish was formed in 1982 from the parishes of Brome and Oakley.[2] The A140 Norwich to Ipswich road runs through the west of the parish and marks the parish boundary. Part of Eye airfield is also within the parish boundary.[3]


  1. ^ Data view : Population - 5 year age bands - Persons - Census, Suffolk Observatory. Parish best estimates from United Kingdom Census 2011. Retrieved 2014-03-15.
  2. ^ "The Mid Suffolk (Parishes) Order 1981" (PDF). Local Government Boundary Commission for England. Retrieved 30 January 2020.
  3. ^ Explorer Sheet 230 - Diss & Harleston, East Harling & Stanton, Ordnance Survey 1:25 000 map sheet, 2011-09-14.

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