Place:Wangford (near Halesworth), Suffolk, England

NameWangford (near Halesworth)
Alt namesWangford
TypeCivil parish, Village
Coordinates52.355°N 1.622°E
Located inSuffolk, England
See alsoBlything Hundred, Suffolk, Englandhundred in which it was located
Blything Rural, Suffolk, Englandrural district of which it was part 1894-1934
Lothingland Rural, Suffolk, Englandrural district of which it was part 1834-1974
Waveney District, Suffolk, Englanddistrict municipality covering the area since 1974
source: Family History Library Catalog

NOTE: There is another place named Wangford near Mildenhall in the west of Suffolk. It is in the Forest Heath District.

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Wangford is a village in the Waveney District of Suffolk, England, just off the A12 trunk road on the edge of the Henham Park estate just outside Southwold. It is 5-1/2 miles northeast of Halesworth.

Wangford is connected to the rest of Suffolk by two main roads. At one side of the village the main street leads straight on to the A12 (dual carriage way), and on the other side of the village it leads to Reydon, and Southwold (B1126).

Wangford had approximately 640 residents according to an estimate of 2009, reducing to 591 at the 2011 Census. The main village covers about 50 acres (200,000 m2). The parish also includes Henham Park and the hamlet of Barnaby Green (both redirected here). Henham Park was an estate in the hamlet of Henham within the parish.

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