Entrance to the village
|Mellis shown within Suffolk|
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Mellis is a small village in Suffolk, England. It has the largest area of unfenced common land in England. Oliver Cromwell exercised his troops in Mellis. It once had a railway station on the main line between London and Norwich, and a small branch line that ran to nearby Eye.
In summer rare plants such as green-winged orchid, sulphur clover and adder’s tongue fern flourish. The abundance of small mammals also makes the site a favourite hunting ground for barn owl and tawny owl.
The 14th century parish church of St Mary, restored in 1859 and 1900, is a grade II* listed building.
- "Civil Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 25 August 2016.
- "Name: CHURCH OF ST MARY THE VIRGIN List entry Number: 1181735". English Heritage. Retrieved 13 April 2014.
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- Diss Express - village's local newspaper website
- Mellis Village council - village's parish council
-  - Mellis C.E.V.C school
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