Copdock

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Copdock
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St. Peter's, Copdock
Copdock is located in Suffolk
Copdock
Copdock
Location within Suffolk
OS grid referenceTM1141
Civil parish
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townIPSWICH
Postcode districtIP8
Dialling code01473
PoliceSuffolk
FireSuffolk
AmbulanceEast of England
EU ParliamentEast of England
List of places
UK
England
Suffolk
52°01′50″N 1°04′54″E / 52.030687°N 1.081595°E / 52.030687; 1.081595Coordinates: 52°01′50″N 1°04′54″E / 52.030687°N 1.081595°E / 52.030687; 1.081595

Copdock is a village and former civil parish in county of Suffolk, south-eastern England. In 1961 the civil parish had a population of 399.[1]

Location[edit]

Copdock is 4.8 kilometres (3 mi) south-west of Ipswich. It is located on the former A12 road (now designated as the C475), which was blocked off at Whights Corner after the construction of the Copdock Interchange and the A14 road Ipswich bypass.

Governance[edit]

The local authority for the area is Babergh District Council. The village has joined up with the neighbouring village of Washbrook to form the Copdock & Washbrook Parish Council where the population is included.

Description[edit]

It has a local primary school called Copdock Primary School [1], and the local church is called St. Peter's Copdock and is a Church of England.

The local village hall, located on the old A12, was built in 1991, and is situated within the grounds of the local playing fields. Various sports clubs use the playing fields; and they are home to a thriving cricket team, Copdock & Old Ipswichian CC. The Best Western Ipswich Hotel [2] is located opposite the village hall.

Notable persons[edit]

William Henry Hewitt, recipient of the Victoria Cross, was born in Copdock in 1884.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Population Statistics Copdock CP/AP through time". Vision of Britain. Retrieved 9 February 2018.

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