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Monewden (St. Mary)

MONEWDEN (St. Mary), a parish, in the union of Plomesgate, hundred of Loes, E. division of Suffolk, 5 miles (W. N. W.) from Wickham-Market; containing 220 inhabitants. The living is a rectory, valued in the king's books at £8. 13. 4., and in the gift of A. Arcedeckne, Esq.: the tithes have been commuted for £277, and the glebe comprises 55 acres. The church, a handsome structure in the later English style, with a square embattled tower, is situated on an eminence, and forms a conspicuous object.

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

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