The magnificent tower of St Mary's dates from the fourteenth century. Parts of the building are considerably older. In the thirteenth century the lower part of the tower and the basic layout of the present nave and aisles were built and the chancel extended. The building material included Roman bricks and tiles as well as local flints.
A friendly and welcoming “real” village shop proud to be run by the community for the community and offering a wide range of goods and services six days a week.
An enthusiastic team of local volunteers, led by manager Bliss Marshall, are here to meet all your everyday shopping needs – and more. With hundreds of food and household products available every day, plus local crafts and gifts, plant sales, an outreach post office, dry cleaning collection service and newspapers – a full service village shop.
To all this add the cosy Village Coffee Corner and Takeaway, for freshly ground coffee, tea, village baked cakes, pastries, freshly made sandwiches, ploughmans lunch or cream tea available all day.
The Coddenham Country Club is a ‘community hub’ completely run by volunteers for the benefit of local people and the wider surrounding villages. The Club runs on a completely not-for-profit basis. A minimal family or individual, or family, membership fee is charged on an annual basis. In addition the bar the club has a full size snooker table, pool table and darts. The Club also runs regular events such as bingo, photography competitions, currey nights, fish and chip suppers and more.
For more information, including opening hours and events, please visit the Country Club Facebook page or call 01449 760577
A centre for recreation, celebration, learning, sport and enjoyment, accessible to all.
Set on the edge of spectacular countryside, the full sized sports and entertainment hall is suitable for a wide range of uses. From sports to gala dinners, theatre productions, film showings, parties, meetings or receptions.
The History Club meets, in general, on the evening of the third Tuesday of the month in Haysel House. Most meetings involve a talk by a visiting speaker on a historical theme, with preference being given to topics concerning Suffolk and East Anglia.
The Parish Council purchased the red phone box in School Lane from BT to preserve the heritage of this iconic phone box and, with the help of local residents, have turned it into an information box for visitors and residents.
The Parish Council recently paid for it to be professionally refurbished with new "Telephone" signs and a fresh coat of paint.