St. Mary's Church, Earl Stonham
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Earl Stonham is a small village in the Mid Suffolk district of Suffolk, England. Located five miles east of Stowmarket, it is part of the Stonham Earl civil parish . The village is one of three Stonhams in the area – the other two are Stonham Aspal and Little Stonham.
Dating back to Roman times, Earl Stonham is most famous for its church. St. Mary's Church is known for its ornately carved single hammerbeam roof which depict many different scenes, including court jesters, foxes, and many angels.
Much of the village life revolves around the village hall, located in the centre of the village. It is the home to a thriving cricket club, and a youth club.
Earl Stonham is a local hotspot for recreational walkers, with beautiful countryside and gentle footpaths offering hours of footstepping for even the occasional rambler.
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