Place:Stradbroke, Suffolk, England

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NameStradbroke
TypeVillage
Coordinates52.318081°N 1.272776°E
Located inSuffolk, England
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Stradbroke is a village in the English county of Suffolk. It is in the Mid Suffolk District and part of the East of England Region of England. Stradbroke is near to the small Suffolk town of Eye and the larger Norfolk market town of Diss. It has a population of around 1330 (mid-2005).

Stradbroke is midway between Norwich and Ipswich and within easy driving distance of the Suffolk coastal towns of Southwold and Aldeburgh. By train from Diss it is an hour and a half to London. Buses link the village to surrounding towns.

The medieval philosopher and Bishop of Lincoln, Robert Grosseteste, was born in Stradbroke circa 1175AD. There is now a university named after him in Lincoln.

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