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Lound, Suffolk

Historical Description

Lound, a parish, with a village, in Suffolk, near the coast, 2½ miles NNE of Somerleyton station on the G.E.R., and 4½ NNW of Lowestoft. It has a post office under Lowestoft; money order office, Blundeston; telegraph office, Somerleyton. Acreage, 1263; population, 403. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Norwich; gross value, £315 with residence. The church is an ancient building of flint in the Gothic style; comprises nave, chancel, and porch, with a round tower, and contains sedilia, a piscina, a very richly-carved oak altar, a Later English screen, and a sculptured octagonal font. There is also a Methodist New Connexion chapel.

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 parishLound St. John the Baptist 
HundredMutford and Lothingland 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Lound 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 districtNR32
Post TownLowestoft