Twinstead, a parish in Essex, 4 miles from Bures station on the G.E.R., and 4 ½ from Sudbury. It has a post office under Sudbury; money order and telegraph office, Sudbury (Suffolk). Acreage, 1153; population, 195. The living is a rectory in the diocese of St Albans; net value, £188 with residence, in the gift of the Lord Chancellor. The church was built in i860, and is a building of red brick in the Middle Pointed or Geometrical style, consisting of chancel, nave, S porch, and western bell-turret.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
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Directories & Gazetteers
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- A Vision of Britain through Time. (Old maps)
Newspapers and Periodicals
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