Belchamp Walter, Essex
Belchamp-Walter, a parish in Essex, on a small affluent of the river Stour, 4 miles W of Sudbury station on the G.E.R. It has a post office under Sudbury, which is the money order and telegraph office. Acreage, 2194; population, 514. Belchamp Hall is the seat of the Raymonds, and contains an interesting collection of pictures. The living is a vicarage, annexed to the vicarage of Bulmer, in the diocese of St Albans. The church is a neat high edifice, and contains tombs of the Raymonds. It dates from the Perpendicular period, and the tower contains a very fine peal of 8 bells.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Ecclesiastical parish||Belchamp-Walter St. Mary|
|Poor Law union||Sudbury|
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