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The Lark, Suffolk

Historical Description

Lark, The, a river of Suffolk and Cambridgeshire. It rises in several head-streams near Eushbrook, in the SW of Suffolk, runs chiefly north-westward past Bury St Edmunds and Mildenhall to the boundary with Cambridgeshire, traces that boundary for 5 miles, and proceeds 3 miles in Cambridgeshire to a confluence with the Onse in the neighbourhood of Littleport. Its total length is about 26 miles. It was made navigable to Bury St Edmunds in 1700.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Suffolk is available to browse.