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Wissett (St. Andrew)

WISSETT (St. Andrew), a parish, in the union and hundred of Blything, E. division of Suffolk, 1½ mile (N. W.) from Halesworth; containing 470 inhabitants. It comprises 2240a. 1r. 14p., of which 52 acres are common or waste. The living is a perpetual curacy; patrons and impropriators, the Hartopp family. The great tithes have been commuted for £452. 10., and those of the perpetual curate for £90. The church Us chiefly in the later English style, with a circular tower'; on the north and south are richly-decorated Norman doorways.

Transcribed from A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858.

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