Denham, St Edmundsbury

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St Mary's church, Denham
Denham is located in Suffolk
Denham shown within Suffolk
Population170 [1]
171 (2011)[2]
Shire county
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townBury St Edmunds
Postcode districtIP28
AmbulanceEast of England
EU ParliamentEast of England
List of places
52°13′19″N 0°34′16″E / 52.222°N 0.571°E / 52.222; 0.571Coordinates: 52°13′19″N 0°34′16″E / 52.222°N 0.571°E / 52.222; 0.571

Denham is a village and civil parish in the St Edmundsbury district of Suffolk in eastern England. Located around five miles west of Bury St Edmunds, in 2005 its population was 170,[1] reducing again to 171 at the 2011 Census. The parish also includes the hamlet of Denham End, as well as the remains of Denham Castle, a motte-and-bailey structure. The parish council is shared with neighbouring Barrow.

Monument to Edward Lewkenor and his wife

The mediaeval church of St Mary's was restored in 1846 and is a grade II* listed building. In the chapel is a large canopied table monument to MP Sir Edward Lewkenor and his wife of Denham Hall who both died in 1605 of smallpox.[3]


  1. ^ a b Estimates of Total Population of Areas in Suffolk Archived December 19, 2008, at the Wayback Machine. Suffolk County Council
  2. ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 20 August 2016.
  3. ^ Historic England. "CHURCH OF ST MARY (1285509)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 17 April 2014.

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