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Newton near Sudbury, Suffolk

Historical Description

Newton-near-Sudbury, a village and a parish in Suffolk, S½ miles E of Sudbury station on the Stour Valley section of the G.E.R. There is a post office under Sudbury; money order and telegraph office, Sudbury. Acreage, 2198; population of the civil parish, 421; of the ecclesiastical, 427. The manor of Newton Hall belongs to Earl Howe. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Ely; gross value, £467 with residence. Patron, St Peter's College, Cambridge. The church is an ancient building of flint chiefly in the Decorated style; retains a beautiful Saxon arch which was formerly a doorway; and comprises nave and chancel, with S porch and a tower. It contains some ancient monuments. There is a Primitive Methodist chapel.

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


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountySuffolk 
Ecclesiastical parishNewton-Near-Sudbury All Saints 
Poor Law unionSudbury 

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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Newspapers and Periodicals

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