Groton, Suffolk

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Coordinates: 52°02′18″N 0°51′17″E / 52.038288°N 0.85460001°E / 52.038288; 0.85460001

Groton
St Bartholomew's Church, Groton - geograph.org.uk - 185487.jpg
St Bartholomew Church
Groton is located in Suffolk
Groton
 Groton shown within Suffolk
Population 222 
District Babergh
Shire county Suffolk
Region East
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Police Suffolk
Fire Suffolk
Ambulance East of England
EU Parliament East of England
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Groton is a village and civil parish in the Babergh district, in the county of Suffolk, England. Groton has a church called St Bartholomew Church.[1][2] The parish contains the hamlets of Broad Street, Castling's Heath, Gosling Green, Horner's Green and Parliament Heath. In 2001, there were 222 people living in Groton.[3]

History[change | change source]

The name Groton might mean sandy or pebbly stream.[4] Groton was listed in the Domesday Book as Grotena.[5]

References[change | change source]

  1. http://www.suffolkchurches.co.uk/groton.htm
  2. http://www.britishlistedbuildings.co.uk/en-276496-church-of-st-bartholomew-groton-suffolk
  3. http://www.neighbourhood.statistics.gov.uk/dissemination/LeadTableView.do?a=3&b=799611&c=Groton&d=16&e=15&g=487255&i=1001x1003x1004&m=0&r=1&s=1340882891120&enc=1&dsFamilyId=779
  4. http://books.google.co.uk/books?id=x-PvnAOvLPAC&pg=PA22&lpg=PA22&dq=Groton+place+name&source=bl&ots=RVmXiQb7Yw&sig=DoQZ2FU9D5OCJw1ZnO-ON5C1cRk&hl=en#v=onepage&q=Groton%20place%20name&f=false
  5. http://www.domesdaybook.co.uk/suffolk3.html#groton