Place:Assington, Suffolk, England

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NameAssington
TypeVillage, Civil parish
Coordinates52.007317°N 0.816593°E
Located inSuffolk, England
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Assington is a village and civil parish in the Babergh district of Suffolk, England. Located near Sudbury, in 2005 it had a population of 380.[1]

According to Eilert Ekwall the meaning of the village name is homestead of Assi. The village was mentioned in the Domesday Book, at which time it had a population of 79.

There are six bells that hang the church of St Edmund with the largest weighing approximately 10cwt - 2qr. All 6 bells were cast and rehung in 1890 by John Warner. They currently remain unringable..

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