|Sicklesmere shown within Suffolk|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Post town||Bury St Edmunds|
|EU Parliament||East of England|
Recorded in 1272 as Sykolvesmere, that is, Sigolfr's mere (W. Rye, A Calendar of the Feet of Fines for Suffolk, 1900), the village is named after a mere or lake that used to be present near the River Lark. In truth it is no more than a small cluster of properties besides the River Lark. Many of these are flint built cottages.
A circular shaped building known as the Toll House is located on the main road. In the days of coach travel there was a regular service between Norwich and London via Sudbury which ran four times a day through Sicklesmere. The village was also previously served by Welnetham railway station until the Beeching Axe.
The village has a pub, the Rushbrooke Arms.
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