Dennington

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Dennington
Dennington - Church of St Mary.jpg
Church of St Mary, Dennington
Dennington is located in Suffolk
Dennington
Dennington
Dennington shown within Suffolk
Population578 (2011)[1]
OS grid referenceTM283634
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townWOODBRIDGE
Postcode districtIP13
Dialling code01728
EU ParliamentEast of England
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Suffolk
52°15′16″N 1°20′32″E / 52.254558°N 1.342157°E / 52.254558; 1.342157Coordinates: 52°15′16″N 1°20′32″E / 52.254558°N 1.342157°E / 52.254558; 1.342157

Dennington is a village and civil parish in the English county of Suffolk. It is 2 miles (3.2 km) north of Framlingham and 15 miles (24 km) north-east of Ipswich in the east of the county. It lies along the A1120 road around 8 miles (13 km) west of the road's junction with the main A12 road in Yoxford.

At the 2011 census Dennington had a population of 578.[1] The parish church is dedicated to St Mary.[2] The village has a primary school, village hall and pub.[3][4]

Dennington is served by occasional bus services. The nearest railway station is at Darsham with an hourly service to either Ipswich or Lowestoft.[5]

The tomb of Sir William Phelip, 6th Baron Bardolf, Treasurer of the Household, Lord Chamberlain and hero of the Battle Of Agincourt lies in the south chapel of St Mary's Church.

General Sir Alfred Dudley Ward, GCB, KBE, DSO, DL, British Army officer who saw distinguished active service during the Second World War and later became Governor of Gibraltar, is buried in the churchyard of St Mary's.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Parish population 2011". Retrieved 14 September 2015.
  2. ^ "Dennington Church". Retrieved January 31, 2013.
  3. ^ "Dennington School". Archived from the original on April 16, 2013. Retrieved January 31, 2013.
  4. ^ "Village Website". Retrieved January 31, 2013.
  5. ^ "Darsham Train Timetable". Retrieved January 31, 2013.[permanent dead link]