Thorpe Morieux

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Thorpe Morieux
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Thorpe Morieux
Location within Suffolk
Population232 (2011) [1]
District
Shire county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Bury St Edmunds
Postcode district IP30
UK Parliament
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UK
England
Suffolk
52°08′42″N0°50′10″E / 52.145°N 0.836°E / 52.145; 0.836 Coordinates: 52°08′42″N0°50′10″E / 52.145°N 0.836°E / 52.145; 0.836

Thorpe Morieux is a small village and civil parish in Suffolk, England. It is 10 miles south-east of Bury St Edmunds and 10 miles north east of Sudbury.

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Located in Babergh district, the parish contains the hamlets of Thorpe Green and Almshouses Green, as well as Great Hastings Wood (part of the Thorpe Morieux Woods SSSI), which is classified as Ancient Woodland. It was anciently in the Cosford Hundred.

There are 14 listed buildings in the parish, mostly grade II with the grade II* Thorpe Hall and the grade I parish church of St Mary the Virgin. [2]

The village is located on the river Brett.

History

The Domesday Book records the population of Thorpe Morieux in 1086 to be 35 households with lands listed under two owners Roger the Poitevin and Bury St Edmunds Abbey. [3]

In 1870–72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described the village as:

THORPE-MORIEUX, a parish, with a village, in Cosford district, Suffolk; 3¼ miles NNE of Lavenham r. station. Post town, Bildestone, under Ipswich. Acres, 2,457. Real property, £3,570. Pop., 447. Houses, 98. The manor belongs to H. Sparrow, Esq. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Ely. Value, £656.* Patron, The Rev. T. T. Harrison. The church is good. [4]

In 1887, John Bartholomew also wrote an entry on Thorpe Morieux in the Gazetteer of the British Isles with a much shorter description:

Thorpe Morieux, par.and vil., Suffolk, 3 miles NE. of Lavenham and 9 miles SE. of Bury St Edmunds, 2457 ac., pop. 416; P.O [5]

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References

  1. "Parish population 2011" . Retrieved 13 September 2015.
  2. "Listed Buildings in Thorpe Morieux, Babergh, Suffolk". britishlistedbuildings.co.uk. Retrieved 16 March 2020.
  3. "Thorpe [Morieux] | Domesday Book". opendomesday.org. Retrieved 16 March 2020.
  4. "THORPE-MORIEUX | As described in John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72)". www.visionofbritain.org.uk. Retrieved 16 March 2020.
  5. "Thorpe Morieux | As described in John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles (1887)". www.visionofbritain.org.uk. Retrieved 16 March 2020.