Burstall, Suffolk

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St Mary's, Burstall
Burstall is located in Suffolk
Location within Suffolk
Area3.11 km2 (1.20 sq mi)
Population198 (2011)[1]
• Density64/km2 (170/sq mi)
OS grid referenceTM0944
Shire county
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townIpswich
Postcode districtIP8
Dialling code01473
List of places
52°03′36″N 1°03′25″E / 52.06°N 1.057°E / 52.06; 1.057Coordinates: 52°03′36″N 1°03′25″E / 52.06°N 1.057°E / 52.06; 1.057

Burstall is a village and civil parish in Suffolk, England. Located around 4 miles (6 km) west of Ipswich, it is part of Babergh district. The parish includes the hamlet of Burstallhill. Recorded in the Domesday Book as Burgestala / Burghestala. It is in the Belstead Brook electoral division of Suffolk County Council.[2]

The south-western boundary of the parish is delineated by Belstead Brook, a tributary of the River Orwell. The A1071 between Ipswich and Hadleigh crosses Belstead Brook at Burstall Bridge.

Burstall Hall is ⅔ mile (1 km) northeast from the village.

Burstall Hall

Mill Farm is to the west and Hill Farm to the east.

The village hall built in 1910 in memory of John Cranfield. It is a Mock Tudor building with a recent lottery grant improvements. No alcohol is sold in the hall.

Burstall village hall

The Half Moon public house closed in 1968 and the Post office closed in 2006.

St Mary's Church[edit]

The parish church of St Mary has been a Grade I listed building since 22 February 1955. It is largely early fourteenth-century and fifteenth-century and was restored in 1866 and again, between 1870 and 1873, by Frederick Barnes of Ipswich.[3]


  1. ^ UK Census (2011). "Local Area Report – Burstall Parish (E04009078)". Nomis. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 30 July 2020.
  2. ^ "Belstead Brook Electoral Division Profile 2017" (PDF). Suffolk Observatory. Retrieved 6 May 2020.
  3. ^ "Church of St Mary - Burstall - Suffolk - England - British Listed Buildings". britishlistedbuildings.co.uk. Retrieved 17 September 2016.

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