Groton, Suffolk

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Groton
St Bartholomew's Church, Groton - geograph.org.uk - 185487.jpg
St Bartholomew Church
Population222 
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
PoliceSuffolk
FireSuffolk
AmbulanceEast of England
EU ParliamentEast of England
List of places
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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. "Suffolk Churches". www.suffolkchurches.co.uk.
  2. Stuff, Good. "Church of St Bartholomew, Groton, Suffolk". britishlistedbuildings.co.uk.
  3. "Local statistics - Office for National Statistics". www.ons.gov.uk.
  4. Rye, James (1997). Popular Guide to Suffolk Place Names. Larks Press. p. 22. ISBN 978-0-948400-55-1.
  5. "The Domesday Book Online - Suffolk F-H". www.domesdaybook.co.uk.