Pentlow  Essex


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

PENTLOW, a parish in the district of Sudbury and county of Essex; on the river Stour, at the boundary with Suffolk, 5 miles N W of Sudbury r. station. Post-town, Sudbury. Acres, 1,847. Real property, £3, 117. Pop., 397. Houses, 68. The property is divided among a few. An octagonal tower was erected, in 1859, by the Rev. ...

E. Bull, to the memory of his father; is a finestructure, in the Tudor style; and commands an extensive panoramic view. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Rochester. Value, £550.* Patron, the Rev. E-Bull. The church has an apse chancel and a round tower, and is good. Charities, £24.

Pentlow through time

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

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Pentlow, in Braintree and Essex | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 19th July 2019

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