Gunton (St. Peter)

GUNTON (St. Peter), a parish, in the hundred of Mutford and Lothingland, E. division of Suffolk, 1½ mile (N. by W.) from Lowestoft; containing 77 inhabitants, and comprising 803 acres. The living is a discharged rectory, valued in the king's books at £5. 6. 8., and in the gift of Mrs. Mary S. Fowler: the tithes have been commuted for £145, and the glebe contains 9 acres. The church has a round tower, and some details of Norman architecture.

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

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