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Heveringham, Suffolk

Historical Description

Heveringham, a village and a parish in Suffolk, situated on the river Biyth, 5 miles SW by W from Halesworth station on the G.E.R., with a post office under Saxmundham; money order and telegraph office, Peasenhall. Area of parish, 7669 acres; population, 312. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Norwich; gross value, £415, in the gift of the Lord Chancellor. The church is an ancient building of flint in the Perpendicular style, consisting of chancel, nave, south aisle, and western embattled tower. There is a Wesleyan chapel, and there are some valuable charities. Heveningham Hall, the seat of Lord Huntingfield, is a large mansion, having a frontage nearly 3.00 feet in length, and it is surrounded by a well-wooded park of 300 acres. Lord Huntingfield is lord of the manor and chief landowner.

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 parishHeveningham St. Margaret 
Poor Law unionBlything 

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Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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