Holton in Domesday
Population (2011) of Holton: 832.
Local licensing authority for Holton is Waveney district.
Holton, or more formally Holton St Peter is a large village in the Blyth Valley near to Halesworth. It was recorded in Domesday as "Holetuna".
The village is overlooked by a restored post-mill which dates from about 1749 and stopped working about 1900. Glen Miller played one of his last performances at the now disused airfield before his tragic disappearance in 1944. Today Bernard Matthews is the main employer in the area and much of the old airfield site has been converted into a small industrial site. The church of St Peter is one of 38 surviving round tower churches in Suffolk and was built by the Normans in the 11th century.