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Signpost in Drinkstone
All Saints Church, Drinkstone
Drinkstone is located in Suffolk
Drinkstone shown within Suffolk
Population 548 (2011)[1]
OS grid reference TL9561
Shire county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Bury St. Edmunds
Postcode district IP30
Dialling code 01449
Police Suffolk
Fire Suffolk
Ambulance East of England
EU Parliament East of England
List of places
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 one of the oldest villages in England, as 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.


  1. ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 20 August 2016. 
  2. ^ "Name: CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS List entry Number: 1352345". English Heritage. Retrieved 11 April 2014. 

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