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Boxted, Suffolk

Historical Description

Boxted, a parish in Suffolk, on the river Stour, 8 miles NNW of Sudbury, and 3 N of Glensford station on the G.E.R. Post town, Bury St Edmunds; money order office, Hartest; telegraph office, Glensford. Acreage, 1582; population, 249. Boxted Hall is an ancient moated mansion standing in a park of about 90 acres. The living is a rectory, annexed to the benefice of Hartest, in the diocese of Ely; joint net yearly value, £333, in the gift of the Crown. The church, a structure of flint, has some interesting monuments. Fenstead End is a hamlet of this parish.

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 
Poor Law unionSudbury 

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Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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


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Newspapers and Periodicals

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Postal districtIP29
Post TownBury St. Edmunds