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Depden

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Population (2011) of Depden: 184.


Local licensing authority for Depden is St Edmundsbury.

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About Depden

Depden was recorded in Domesday as " Depdana"; John Speed's 1610 map shows it as "Debden".

The highest point in Suffolk, 128m (420ft) above sea level, can be found on the path between Elms Farm and the A143.

A Deserted Mediaeval Village has been found centred on St Mary's Church. All traces have now been ploughed out.

A Q Type bombing decoy was built in the south-west of the parish in 1939 (at TL 772 561) to deflect enemy bombing from RAF Stradishall. See Pastscape for more information.

Acknowledgements

Some historical information from English Heritage's National Monuments Record.