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Carlton Colville, Suffolk

Historical Description

Carlton-Colville, a parish in Suffolk, on the East Suffolk branch of the G.E.R., between the rivers Lothing and Waveney, 3½ miles SW by W of Lowestoft. It has a station on the railway, and a post office under Lowestoft; money order and telegraph office, Oulton Broad. Acreage, 2828; population, 1826. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Norwich; net yearly value, £243 with residence. The church is an ancient building of flint in the Early Decorated style. It was restored in 1883. There is a chapel of ease, erected in 1884, and Congregational and Primitive Methodist chapels.

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 parishCarlton-Colville St. Peter 
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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Newspapers and Periodicals

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Postal districtNR33
Post TownLowestoft