infobox UK place
country = England
population = 2,839 (2001 Census)
region= East of England
constituency_westminster= Central Suffolk and North Ipswich
postcode_district = IP13
Framlingham, is a market town in East
Suffolk, England.It is of Anglo-Saxon origin and is mentioned in the Domesday Book. Framlingham has a conservation area. The town is home to the monthly community newsletter Framfare, the summer arts festival Arts Framlingham, Framlingham Castle, the comprehensive secondary school Thomas Mills High School, the independent school Framlingham Collegeand St Michael the Archangel church. It is home to the two oldest working Post Office Pillar boxes in the UK which date from 1856 and can be seen at Double St and College Rd. They also feature on the Town Sign.
Nearby villages include Earl Soham, Kettleburgh, Parham, Saxtead, and Sweffling.
A man from Framlingham, named
Thomas Danforth, who went to America named a town, Framingham, Massachusetts, after here. The reason the letter "L" was dropped is still today unknown but it may have been carelessness. Another famous son of Framlingham is the architectural theorist, archaeologist and artist Nicholas Revett.
It was once referred to as 'Frimley Framlingham' by locals as a term of greater endearment.'Fram' is today a more common name, however, and is used by most of Suffolk rather than the whole name.
In 2006, 'Country Life' magazine voted Framlingham the number one place to live in the country.
* [http://www.framlingham.com Framlingham.com]
* [http://www.framlingham.co.uk The Framlingham website] website with local history and photographs. Large section on the time of the 390th BG in Suffolk.
* [http://www.framlingham.biz framlingham.biz] there's nothing official about this website
* [http://www.framfare.com Framfare.com]
* [http://www.artsframlingham.org ArtsFramlingham.org]
* [http://www.dissexpress.co.uk/template/results.aspx?SearchText=framlingham&SearchType=Normal&PageId=1 Framlingham press coverage]
* [http://www.framradio.co.uk Community radio for Framlingham]
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