TM1750 : Ford, River Fynn

taken 6 years ago, near to Witnesham, Suffolk, Great Britain

Ford, River Fynn
Ford, River Fynn
River Fynn

The River Fynn is a tributary of the River Deben in Suffolk. It rises north of Ipswich and flows approximately 8 miles to join the Deben south of Woodbridge.

Witnesham :: TM1850

Witnesham is a village situated roughly 4 miles to the north of Ipswich. The main road from Ipswich that links the village to the town is the B1077, Westerfield Road.
It is in the Domesday Book as 'Wytenesham’ (Witta’s/Witten’s meadow or enclosure) and had 10 villagers.
It was a part of the old Hundreds of Suffolk of Carlford (hundred).
The village has two churches, the Baptist at the top of the village, north on Upper Road.
The larger church, St Mary's , located west out of Witnesham along the Church Lane (no through lane), near the source of the River Fynn.
Witnesham Hall, was built in the 16th century, and is further west on the same lane.
The village amenities include a 1766 inn, The Barley Mow.
Its Post Office was at the bottom of the village, nearest to Ipswich, but was closed down a short while ago. Postal services are continued at the Baptist Church on a two-day basis.
A small primary school is in the village and is currently under reconstruction.

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Date Taken
Sunday, 19 January, 2014   (more nearby)
Thursday, 8 May, 2014
Geographical Context
Rivers, Streams, Drainage 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TM 1777 5086 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:6.7895N 1:10.7441E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TM 1777 5085
View Direction
WEST (about 270 degrees)
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