Stutton, Suffolk

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Stutton
Stutton Church, Suffolk - geograph.org.uk - 861854.jpg
Church of St Peter, Stutton
Stutton is located in Suffolk
Stutton
Stutton
Stutton shown within Suffolk
Population812 (2011 census)[1]
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townIpswich
Postcode districtIP9
EU ParliamentEast of England
List of places
UK
England
Suffolk
51°58′16″N 1°07′44″E / 51.971°N 1.129°E / 51.971; 1.129Coordinates: 51°58′16″N 1°07′44″E / 51.971°N 1.129°E / 51.971; 1.129

Stutton is a small village and a civil parish which is located approximately seven miles south of Ipswich in Suffolk, United Kingdom. Situated on the Shotley peninsula, the village has two pubs, a community shop, a primary school, a village hall, a vets and a hair salon, an 18th-century period self-catering holiday cottage, bed and breakfast, and a holistic therapy centre. The village church of St. Peter's lies almost a mile from the village centre.

The village is home to Stutton Hall, a 16th-century Tudor house. Stutton Hall was built by Sir Edmund Jermy (Knight) c. 1550. The hall is a beautiful red brick house composed of an older east wing and a newer west wing.

Stutton is a peaceful, traditional English village situated in and surrounded by farming country. Close to the village lies Alton Water reservoir, popular for windsurfing and sailing, and about two miles east of Stutton in the neighbouring village of Holbrook is the Royal Hospital School. Stutton has two pubs: The Kings Head, The Gardeners Arms. They are both bars and restaurants. The village hall holds activities for both the young and old.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Parish population 2011". Retrieved 10 September 2015.

External links[edit]

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