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Rushmere (Lowestoft), Suffolk

Historical Description

Rushmere (near Lowestoft), a parish in Suffolk, 3½ miles SSW of Carlton Colville station on the Beccles and Lowestoft branch of the G.E.R, and 5 SW of Lowestoft. Post town, Lowestoft; money order and telegraph office, Kessingland. Acreage, 761; population, 154. There are sand pits. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Norwich; gross value, £220 with residence. The church is an ancient building oi flint and stone in the Early Decorated style, consisting of chancel, nave, S porch, and a round western tower.

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 parishRushmere All Saints 
HundredMutford and Lothingland 

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Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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