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Little Blakenham is in Mid Suffolk. It is located approximately two miles north-west of the Ipswich Borough Council boundary. The population in 2005 was 310.

The parish is long and narrow, containing several small groups of houses as well as the main village. The area covered by the parish stretches for about three miles from the south-western end, near Flowton Church, to it's most north-easterly point, where it finishes at the River Gipping, close to the SITA UK plant in Great Blakenham. The parish is or great antiquity and is mentioned in the Doomsday Book

The Grade I listed church of St Mary the Virgin is on Valley Road, above the main village. The east window of the church is a rare example in Suffolk of a stepped triple-lancet window of the late Early English period (c.1250-80). There is a Plaque commemerating to the war dead of the village including Private Welham

The Village Hall is situated across the road from the Church. Other facilities managed by the Parish Council include a playing field next to the Village Hall and a playground behind the Beeches.

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