Drinkstone

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Signpost in Drinkstone
Drinkstone
All Saints Church, Drinkstone, Suffolk.jpg
All Saints Church, Drinkstone
Drinkstone is located in Suffolk
Drinkstone
Drinkstone
Location within Suffolk
Population548 (2011)[1]
OS grid referenceTL9561
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townBury St. Edmunds
Postcode districtIP30
Dialling code01449
PoliceSuffolk
FireSuffolk
AmbulanceEast of England
List of places
UK
England
Suffolk
52°13′N 0°51′E / 52.21°N 00.85°E / 52.21; 00.85Coordinates: 52°13′N 0°51′E / 52.21°N 00.85°E / 52.21; 00.85

Drinkstone is a small settlement and civil parish in Suffolk, England. It is near the A14 road and is 6 miles (10 km) southeast of the town of Bury St Edmunds. It is mentioned in the Domesday Book, 1086.

All Saint's Church dates from the 14th century. The tower was added c.1760 and the church restored in 1866–72. It is a grade II* listed building.[2]

Drinkstone windmills are a pair of windmills in the parish consisting of a post mill and a smock mill.

Second World War[edit]

The 2024 Quartermaster Truck Company (Aviation) of the United States Army Air Force was stationed here in 1945.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 20 August 2016.
  2. ^ Historic England. "CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS (1352345)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 11 April 2014.
  3. ^ Vogels, Fred. "Thursday 18 January 1945". Back to Normandy. Retrieved 29 June 2020.

External links[edit]

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