Place:


Sizewell  Suffolk

 

In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Sizewell like this:

SIZEWELL, a hamlet in Leiston parish, Suffolk; on the coast, at S. Gap, 6 miles E of Saxmundham. It contains some recent marine villa residences; has a coastguard station and a fishery; and ranks as a chapelry, annexed to Leiston. S. Bank is a shoal lying off the hamlet; measures 6 miles by ¾; and has from 4 to 9 fathoms water.

Additional information about this locality is available for Leiston

Sizewell through time

Sizewell is now part of Suffolk Coastal district. Click here for graphs and data of how Suffolk Coastal has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Sizewell itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Sizewell in Suffolk Coastal | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/24981

Date accessed: 19th July 2019


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