Place:Hopton (near Thetford), Suffolk, England

NameHopton (near Thetford)
Alt namesHopton
TypeParish (ancient), Civil parish
Coordinates52.372°N 0.927°E
Located inSuffolk, England
See alsoBlackbourn Hundred, Suffolk, Englandhundred in which it was located
St. Edmundsbury District, Suffolk, Englanddistrict municipality covering the area since 1974
source: Family History Library Catalog

Hopton is called Hopton (near Thetford) to differentiate it from Hopton-on-Sea near Lowestoft. Thetford is in Norfolk and a considerable way from Hopton, but it is the next town of any size.

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Hopton is a village and civil parish in the St Edmundsbury District of Suffolk in eastern England. Located just south of the Norfolk border on the B1111 road between Stanton and Garboldisham, in 2005 it had an estimated population of 650. It shares a parish council with neighbouring Knettishall.

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