Ilketshall (St. Margaret)

ILKETSHALL (St. Margaret), a parish, in the union and hundred of Wangford, E. division of Suffolk, 2¾ miles (S. S. E.) from Bungay; containing 315 inhabitants. It comprises by measurement 2000 acres, of which the soil is generally a strong heavy clay. The living is a discharged vicarage, valued in the king's books at £5. 13. 9., and in the gift of the Duke of Norfolk: the great tithes, which belong to the family of Paterson, have been commuted for £536. 8., and the vicarial for £120; the glebe comprises 30 acres. The church is in the later English style, with a circular Norman tower.

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

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