Carlton-Colville (St. Peter)

CARLTON-COLVILLE (St. Peter), a parish, in the incorporation and hundred of Mutford and Lothingland, E. division of Suffolk, 3½ miles (S. W. by W.) from Lowestoft; containing 785 inhabitants. The parish has Mutford broad on the north, and the navigable river Waveney on the north-west; it comprises by measurement 2902 acres. The living is a discharged rectory, valued in the king's books at £12. 10. 7½., and in the gift of the family of Anguish: the tithes have been commuted for £387, and the glebe comprises 17½ acres. The church is a handsome structure chiefly in the early English style, with a square embattled tower; it has a curiously sculptured font, and displays some details of a later period.

Transcribed from A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, 7th edition, published in 1848.

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