Mutford


Mutford

Coordinates: 52°26′N 1°38′E / 52.43°N 1.64°E / 52.43; 1.64

Mutford
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Mutford St Andrew
Mutford is located in Suffolk
Mutford

 Mutford shown within Suffolk
District Waveney
Shire county Suffolk
Region East
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
EU Parliament East of England
List of places: UK • England • Suffolk

Mutford is a small village and civil parish located south-west of Lowestoft in the English county of Suffolk. The village is located between Lowestoft and Beccles in a rural area south of the A146 at Barnby. Nearby villages include Gisleham and Henstead. The village gave it's name to the Half Hundred of Mutford which is named in the Domesday Book.

The village consists of a crossroads, at which there is a village store with a Post Office and a few residential streets. The Village hall has a large area of land situated at the back with football matches played regularly. The church of Mutford St Andrew is one of 38 existing round-tower churches in Suffolk and is a Grade I Listed Building.

Sir Stanley Rous, former president of FIFA, was born in Mutford in 1895.[1]

Also born in the village was Bill Crooks, manager of Eastwoodhill Arboretum, Ngatapa, Gisborne, New Zealand from 1967-1974.


References

  1. ^ Pawson.A (2004) ‘Rous, Sir Stanley Ford (1895–1986)’, rev. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press (online). Retrieved 2011-04-20.

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