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Easton Bavents, Suffolk

Historical Description

Easton Bavents, a parish in Suffolk, on the coast, 1¼-mile NNE from Southwold. Acreage, 323; population, 18. A market-town once stood here, hut has been washed away by the sea, and the place now consists of a few cottages only, while the sea is still encroaching upon the shore. The living is a rectory annexed to Benacre.

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 parishEaston-Bavents St. Nicholas 
Poor Law unionBlything 

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 Easton Bavents 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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Postal districtIP18
Post TownSouthwold