Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

ELMHAM (South)-St. Cross, or Sandcroft, a parish in Wangford district, Suffolk; adjacent to the river Waveney, and to the Waveney Valley railway, near Homersfield r. station, 5 miles SW of Bungay. Post town, South Elmham-St. Margaret, under Harlestone. Acres, 1, 110. Real property, £1, 973. Pop., 238. Houses, 46. The property is subdivided. The living is a rectory, annexed to the rectory of Homersfield, in the diocese of Norwich. The church is tolerable. Some remains exist of a moated minster, with nave 42 f...

eet by 27, and apsidal chancel 24 feet.

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Travel writing

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Place Mentioned in Travel Writing Mentioned in Hist. Gazetteer
South Elmham St Margaret 0 2
Homersfield 0 2
South Elmham St Nicholas 0 1
Wortwell 0 2
South Elmham St James 0 1
Mendham 0 2
Withersdale 0 2
South Elmham St Peter 0 1
Metfield 0 2
Redenhall 1 2
South Elmham All Saints 0 3
South Elmham St Michael 0 1
Alburgh 0 2
Harleston 0 2
Ilketshall St Margaret 0 2
Denton 0 2
Rumburgh 0 2
Earsham 0 3
Flixton 2 2
Bungay 2 3