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Stutton, Suffolk

Historical Description

Stutton, a parish, with a village, in Suffolk, on the river Stour, 3 miles SSE of Bentley station on the Colchester and Ipswich section of the G.E.R., and 8 S of Ipswich. It has a, post and telegraph office under Ipswich; money order office, Holbrook. Acreage, 2299; population, 542. The manor belongs to the Fison family. Stutton Hall, Cropping Hall, and Crowe Hall are chief residences. Alton Hall is now a farmhouse. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Norwich; net value, £247 with residence. The church, which was partly rebuilt and enlarged in 1875, is a fine building of stone in the Perpendicular style, consisting of chancel with aisle, nave, N aisle and N transept, S porch, and a square western embattled tower.

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 parishStutton St. Peter 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Stutton 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 districtIP9
Post TownIpswich