Place:Blythburgh, Suffolk, England

TypeParish (ancient), Civil parish
Coordinates52.321°N 1.598°E
Located inSuffolk, England
See alsoBlything Hundred, Suffolk, Englandhundred in which it was located
Blything Rural, Suffolk, Englandrural district in which it was located 1894-1934
Blyth Rural, Suffolk, Englandrural district in which it was located 1934-1974
Waveney District, Suffolk, Englanddistrict municipality covering the area since 1974
source: Family History Library Catalog
source: Family History Library Catalog

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Blythburgh is a village and civil parish in the Suffolk Coastal district of the English county of Suffolk. It is 4 miles (6.4 km) west of Southwold and 5 miles (8.0 km) southeast of Halesworth and lies on the River Blyth. The A12 road runs through the village which is split either side of the road. At the 2011 census the population of the parish was 297. The parish includes the hamlets of Bulcamp and Hinton.

Blythburgh is best known for its church, Holy Trinity, known as the Cathedral of the Marshes. The church has been flood-lit since the 1960s and is a landmark for travellers on the A12. The village is the site of Blythburgh Priory which was founded by Augustine monks from St Osyth's Priory in Essex in the 12th century. The priory was suppressed in 1537 and ruins remain at the site.

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