About Little Blakenham


Little Blakenham


Little Blakenham is in Mid Suffolk. It is located approximately two miles north-west of the Ipswich Borough Council boundary. The population in 2005 was 310.

The parish is long and narrow, containing several small groups of houses as well as the main village. The area covered by the parish stretches for about three miles from the south-western end,  near Flowton Church, to it's most north-easterly point, where it finishes at the River Gipping, close to the SITA UK plant in Great Blakenham. The parish is or great antiquity and is mentioned in the Doomsday Book

The Grade I listed church of St Mary the Virgin is on Valley Road, above the main village. The east window of the church is a rare example in Suffolk of a stepped triple-lancet window of the late Early English period (c.1250-80). There is a Plaque commemerating to the war dead of the village including Private Welham

The Village Hall is situated across the road from the Church. Other facilities managed by the Parish Council include a playing field next to the Village Hall and a playground behind the Beeches (currently closed for refurbishment).

The Parish Council meets six times a year in the Village Hall and all parishioners are welcome to attend the meetings.

All meetings take place at 7.30 pm. Meeting dates for 2017/2018 are : 

18th July 2017
19th September 2017
21st November 2017
16th January 2018
20th March 2018
15th May 2018 - Annual Meeting of the Parish Council.


Little Blakenham 1901


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Email: littleblakenhampc@outlook.com 


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The Parish Of Little Blakenham