Middleton, Suffolk

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Middleton Village
Middleton is located in Suffolk
Middleton shown within Suffolk
Population 343 (2011)
Shire county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Saxmundham
Postcode district IP17
EU Parliament East of England
List of places
52°15′17″N 1°33′31″E / 52.254807°N 1.558503°E / 52.254807; 1.558503Coordinates: 52°15′17″N 1°33′31″E / 52.254807°N 1.558503°E / 52.254807; 1.558503

Middleton is a village in the east of the English county of Suffolk. It is located approximately 3 miles (5 km) north-west of Leiston, 5 miles (8 km) north east of Saxmundham and 3 miles (5 km) from the Suffolk coast.[1] The village is on the B1122 around 2 miles (3 km) east of Yoxford and had a population of 359 at the 2001 census,[2] falling to 343 at the 2011 Census.[3]

The parish church is dedicated to the Holy Trinity.[4] The village has one pub, the Bell Inn owned by Adnams Brewery,[5] and until the last decade the village had a post office. The nearest post office now is located in the village of Westleton. Middleton primary school currently caters for children aged 5 to 11 years old.[6]

Translator Michael Hamburger lived in the village until his death in 2007.[7]


  1. ^ Middleton cum Fordley Parish Council. Retrieved 2011-02-11.
  2. ^ Neighbourhood Statistics: Suffolk Coastal 2001 Census Dataset. Retrieved 2011-02-11.
  3. ^ Parish population 2011, Census 2011. Retrieved 2015-09-19.
  4. ^ Holy Trinity, Middleton The Suffolk Churches site, July 2010. Retrieved 2011-02-11.
  5. ^ The Bell Inn Profile, Camra, Suffolk. Retrieved 2011-02-11.
  6. ^ Middleton Community Primary School, Suffolk County Council Profile. Retrieved 2016-08-26.
  7. ^ Michael Hamburger Obituary, The Independent. Retrieved 2016-08-26.

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