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Boyton Parish Council

The Parish Council plays an important role in undertaking such responsibilities as considering planning applications, running events and dealing with all matters that may impact on the community. Boyton is a village and civil parish in East Suffolk near Woodbridge. Close to Orford Ness, it is part of the beautiful heritage coast with access to the River Alde and the Butley river. Boyton Dock protrudes into the Butley River - a reminder of two short-lived booms in the past, when geology created two brief windfalls -access to a large supply of clay (shipped out and used by Delftware and other companies in the 1600s) and then coprolite which enriched agricultural fertiliser in the 1870s,enabling Fisons to become an established company. The dock was recently featured on an Ed Sheeran video.

Boyton is sited within an area of outstanding natural beauty (AONB). The nearby Boyton Marshes covers an area of 175 acres and is regarded as a fine example of an RSPB reserve. Cited in the Domesday book, the village at one time was self-supporting. There is a fine example of almshouses  financed by Mary Warner built in 1736  and further extended in 1835 and 1847. Boyton Wood is part of the Mary Warner Charity's remaining land and has retained its present form for centuries as a remnant of ancient woodland.

There is both a parish church, St Andrews and a Mission hall. The church provides a facility for activities and local groups to meet.

A strong sense of community and impressive efforts to “go green” were reflected in the award of Suffolk Coastal Council of the year in 2011.

 

 

Who to contact

Name
Jenny Lloyd
Position
Parish Clerk
Telephone
01394 410395
Email
boytonpc@gmail.com
Website
Boyton Parish Council
Address
4 Melton Road
Hollesley
Woodbridge
Suffolk
Postcode
IP12 3LB

Additional contact

Name
Richard Jesty
Position
Chairman
Telephone
01394 410055
Email
richard.jesty@btinternet.com
Additional Website
Suffolk County Councillor for Boyton

Where to go

Name
Boyton
Area served
Suffolk Coastal
Parking available
Yes

Other details

Age Groups
Pre-school, Children (5-11), Adults, Young people

Accreditation website
https://www.accessable.co.uk/venues/boyton-church-hall
Accreditation details
AccessAble - access guide for Boyton Parish Council

Notes

District Council: Suffolk Coastal / Electoral Division: Wilford ( for County Councillor see link above) / Highways Area: East

Last Updated
01/07/2019

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