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Denston, Suffolk

Historical Description

Denston or Denardiston, a parish in Suffolk, on an affluent of the river Stour, 6 miles N from Clare station on the G.E.R. Post town, Newmarket; money order and telegraph office, Wickhambrook. Acreage, 1200; population, 242. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Ely; net yearly value, <£50. The church is a large building of stone in the Perpendicular style. Denston Hall is a chief residence.

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 parishDenston St. Nicholas 
Poor Law unionRisbridge 

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 Denston 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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DistrictSt. Edmundsbury
Postal districtCB8
Post TownNewmarket