Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for ALPHETON

ALPHETON, a parish in Sudbury district, Suffolk; on an affluent of the river Stour, 7 miles N of Sudbury r. station. Post Town, Lavenham under Sudbury. Acres, 1,202. Real property, £1,844. Pop., 298. Houses, 69. The property is not much divided. The parish is a meet for the Suffolk hounds. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Ely. Value, £275.* Patron, the Rev. W. J. Aislabie. The church is tolerable.

(John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72))

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "a parish"   (ADL Feature Type: "countries, 4th order divisions")
Administrative units: Alpheton CP/AP       Sudbury PLU/RegD       Suffolk AncC
Place: Alpheton

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