kids encyclopedia robot

Aspall facts for kids

Kids Encyclopedia Facts
Quick facts for kids
Our Lady of Grace Aspall - - 1364239.jpg
Our Lady of Grace Aspall
Aspall is located in Suffolk
Area 3.41 km2 (1.32 sq mi)
Population 60 (est. 2005)
• Density 18/km2 (47/sq mi)
OS grid reference TM171653
Shire county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Stowmarket
Postcode district IP14
Police Suffolk
Fire Suffolk
Ambulance East of England
EU Parliament East of England
UK Parliament
  • Central Suffolk and North Ipswich
List of places
52°14′35″N 1°10′43″E / 52.24304°N 1.17853°E / 52.24304; 1.17853

Aspall is a village and civil parish in the Mid Suffolk district of Suffolk, England. According to the 2001 census it had a population of 52, and estimated population of 60 in 2005. The village is about 15 miles (24 km) north of Ipswich, and 12 mi (19 km) south of Diss.

The Domesday Book records the population of Aspall in 1086 to be 24 households made up of 5 freemen and 19 smallholders along with 60 pigs, 24 sheep, and 13 cattle. The lands that made up the village were held by Odo of Bayeux, Ranulf Peverel, Robert Malet.

Aspall Cyder is brewed here by the Chevalliers of Aspall Hall. Aspall Hall is one of four moated houses located within a mile - the others being Aspall House, Moat Farm, and Kenton Hall at Kenton, Suffolk.

The parish church, Our Lady of Grace, has a 15th-century tower. In the graveyard, just to the north-west of the church, is the grave of the film producer Emeric Pressburger.

Sir Herbert Kitchener, then Governor-General of the Sudan, was created Baron Kitchener of Khartoum, and of Aspall in the County of Suffolk, on 31 October 1898.

kids search engine
Aspall Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.