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Polstead
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Church of St Mary, Polstead
Population 808 
OS grid reference TL991374
District
Shire county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town COLCHESTER
Postcode district CO6
Dialling code 01206
Police Suffolk
Fire Suffolk
Ambulance East of England
EU Parliament East of England
UK Parliament
  • South Suffolk
List of places
UK
England
SuffolkCoordinates: 52°00′25″N 0°54′07″E / 52.007°N 0.902°E / 52.007; 0.902

Polstead is a village and civil parish in Babergh, Suffolk, England. In 2001 there were 808 people living in Polstead. It is famous for the Red Barn Murder that happened there in 1827. It includes the hamlets of Mill Street, Polstead Heath, Hadleigh Heath, Bower House Tye and Whitestreet Green.

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