Sotherton

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Sotherton
St Andrews Church, Sotherton - geograph.org.uk - 439505.jpg
St Andrews Church, Sotherton
Sotherton is located in Suffolk
Sotherton
Sotherton
Sotherton shown within Suffolk
Population 70 (2005)
OS grid reference TM442796
District
Shire county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Beccles
Postcode district NR34 9
Dialling code 01502
EU Parliament East of England
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Suffolk
52°21′32″N 1°35′02″E / 52.359°N 1.584°E / 52.359; 1.584Coordinates: 52°21′32″N 1°35′02″E / 52.359°N 1.584°E / 52.359; 1.584

Sotherton is a dispersed village in Suffolk, England, located approximately 7 miles (11 km) south of Beccles and 3 34 miles (6.0 km) north east of Halesworth close to the A145. The mid-2005 population estimate for Sotherton parish was 70,.[1] Uggeshall is located just to the north-east and Blythburgh to the south-east.

The parish church is dedicated to St Andrew and is located on a small dead-end lane signposted off the A145.[2] It is a Grade II* listed building.[3]

Sotherton Hall is an example of a Tudor timber frame farmhouse or Hall house set in a small park towards the North of the parish[4] mentioned by Nikolaus Pevsner and the seat of John Hill (British Politician) & his heirs.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Estimates of Total Population of Areas in Suffolk, Suffolk County Council, 2007-05-01. Retrieved 2009-04-19
  2. ^ The Suffolk Churches site. Retrieved 2009-04-19
  3. ^ Listed Buildings in Waveney District Area Waveney District Council, 2007. Retrieved 2009-04-19
  4. ^ Stuff, Good. "Sotherton Hall - Sotherton - Suffolk - England | British Listed Buildings". www.britishlistedbuildings.co.uk. Retrieved 2015-10-04. 

External links[edit]

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