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Shadingfield, Suffolk

Historical Description

Shadingfield, a parish, with a village, in Suffolk, 2½ miles ENE of Brampton station on the Ipswich and Lowestoft section of the G.E.R., and 5½ NNE of Halesworth. It has a post office under Wangford (R.S.O.); money order and telegraph office, Beccles. Acreage, 1403; population, 159. Shadingfield Hall is a large mansion of brick standing in its own grounds. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Norwich; gross value, £200. The church is an ancient edifice of flint chiefly in the Early English style.

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 parishShadingfield St. John the Baptist 
Poor Law unionWangford 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Shadingfield from the following:

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Suffolk is available to browse.


Online maps of Shadingfield are available from a number of sites:

Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Suffolk papers online:

Postal districtNR34
Post TownBeccles