Peasenhall

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Peasenhall
St Michael - geograph.org.uk - 869172.jpg
St Michael's church
Peasenhall is located in Suffolk
Peasenhall
Peasenhall
Peasenhall shown within Suffolk
Population810 (2011)
Civil parish
  • Peasenhall
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
EU ParliamentEast of England
List of places
UK
England
Suffolk
Coordinates: 52°16′N 1°27′E / 52.267°N 1.450°E / 52.267; 1.450

Peasenhall is a village and civil parish in the Suffolk Coastal district, in the English county of Suffolk. The population of the civil parish at the 2011 Census was 517.[1] It lies on the A1120 tourist route; neighbouring villages include Sibton and Yoxford. It was the location of the Peasenhall Murder.

Governance[edit]

An electoral ward in the same name exists. This ward stretches north to Linstead Parva and at the 2011 Census had a total population of 2,076.[2]

Amenities[edit]

The parish church of St Michael's dates from the 15th century, although much restored in 1860. It is a grade II* listed building.[3]

Peasenhall has two butchers shops (JR Creasey/ Emmetts), a post office/ general store (Mace) and an antiques shop.

Apart from the church, buildings of architectural interest include the "Ancient House" and the New Inn, a Landmark Trust property.

Panorama[edit]

Panorama of the village of Peasenhall showing the Peasenhall and Sibton Tennis Club courts, Village Hall and a section of the St Michaels Church graveyard.

Peasenhall Peacocks[edit]

Peasenhall has become famed for being the home to several thriving peafowl families. Both peacocks and peahens can be found roaming the village throughout the year and are joined by numerous chicks from June onwards.

Three peacocks with full plumage in Peasenhall.

Location grid[edit]


References[edit]

  1. ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Retrieved 17 September 2015.
  2. ^ "Ward population 2011". Retrieved 17 September 2015.
  3. ^ Historic England. "CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL AND ALL ANGELS (1183300)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 2 April 2014.
  • Philip's Street Atlas Suffolk (page 56)