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Dennington, Suffolk

Historical Description

Dennington, a village and a parish in Suffolk. The parish lies at the head of the river Aide, 2½ miles N from Framlingham station on the G.E.R., and has a post, money order, and telegraph office under Framlingham (R.S.O.) Acreage, 3267; population, 718. The manor belonged to the Phelips, one of whom was Lord Bardolph, and passed first to the Beaumonts, then to the Rouses, now Earls of Strad-broke. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Norwich; net yearly value, £800. The church is an edifice of flint and stone in the Early English style, with lofty, squarey pinnacled tower, had anciently two chantries, contains monuments of the Rouses and the Wingfields, and is very good.

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 parishDennington St. Mary 
Poor Law unionHoxne 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Dennington from the following:

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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DistrictSuffolk Coastal
Postal districtIP13
Post TownWoodbridge