Preston St Mary

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Preston St Mary
'The Six Bells' inn, Preston St. Mary, Suffolk - geograph.org.uk - 183264.jpg
'The Six Bells' inn, Preston St. Mary
Preston St Mary is located in Suffolk
Preston St Mary
Preston St Mary
Preston St Mary shown within Suffolk
Population177 (2011)[1]
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townSudbury
Postcode districtCO10 9
EU ParliamentEast of England
List of places
UK
England
Suffolk
52°07′N 0°50′E / 52.12°N 0.84°E / 52.12; 0.84Coordinates: 52°07′N 0°50′E / 52.12°N 0.84°E / 52.12; 0.84

Preston St Mary is a village and civil parish in Suffolk, England. Located to the north-east of Lavenham, it is part of the Babergh district. The parish includes the hamlets of Rooksey Green and Whelp Street.

The church of St Mary dates from the 14th and 15th centuries but was rebuilt in 1868 after being struck by lightning in 1758. It is a grade I listed building.[2]

Preston Hall is a 17th-century grade II* listed country house.[3]

An episode of Time Team was filmed in the village in 1996.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Retrieved 13 September 2015.
  2. ^ Historic England. "CHURCH OF ST MARY (1037055)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 8 April 2014.
  3. ^ Historic England. "PRESTON HALL (1182472)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 8 April 2014.
  4. ^ "Preston St Mary, Suffolk - Treasures of the Roman Field". OV Guide. 11 February 1996. Retrieved 16 June 2014.

External links[edit]

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