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South Cove, Suffolk

Historical Description

Cove, South, a village and a parish in Suffolk, near the coast, 4 miles N of Southwold, and 5½ E of Brampton station on the G.E.R. Post town and money order and telegraph office, Wrentham. Acreage, 1202; population, 137. Some clay-pits are here. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Norwich; net yearly value, £130 with residence. The church is partly Norman.

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 parishSouth Cove St. Lawrence 
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 South Cove 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

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

Postal districtNR34
Post TownBeccles