BOXTED, a parish, in the union of Sudbury, hundred of Babergh, W. division of Suffolk, 5¾ miles (N. E.) from Clare; containing 200 inhabitants. This place has long been the residence of the Poley family; the mansion is a spacious and ancient edifice. The living is a rectory not in charge, consolidated with that of Hartest: the tithes have been commuted for £375. 10. The church is a small edifice, adjoining the chancel of which is a family vault of the Poleys, containing some monuments of very delicate sculpture in marble.