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Claydon is a small village just north of Ipswich in Suffolk, England. The meaning of the name is 'clay-on-the-hill'.
The village gives its name to the hundred of Bosmere-and-Claydon, one of the 21 districts into which Suffolk was divided for administrative purposes between Saxon and Victorian times.