Place:Cockfield, Suffolk, England

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NameCockfield
TypeVillage, Civil parish
Coordinates52.157263°N 0.784386°E
Located inSuffolk, England

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Cockfield is a village and civil parish located approximately from Lavenham in Suffolk, England. The village consists of a central point and several outlying hamlets: Buttons Green, Colchester Green, Cross Green, Great Green, Oldhall Green, Smithwood Green and Windsor Green. Surrounded mostly by fields used for farming, and with few roads, its population was 839 in 2001.

The village previously had a railway station on the Long Melford-Bury St Edmunds branch line, but it was closed in 1961 as part of the Beeching Axe. Its football team, Cockfield United play in the Suffolk and Ipswich Football League.

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