Place:


Corton  Suffolk

 

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

CORTON, a parish in Mutford district, Suffolk; on the coast, near the East Suffolk railway, 3 miles N by W of Lowestoft. Post town, Lowestoft. Acres, 1, 495; of which 140 are water. Real property, £2, 614. Pop., 530. Houses, 126. The property is subdivided. The sea has made encroachments. Mammoth bones and other interesting fossils have been found. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Norwich. Value, 119. Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church, excepting chancel and tower, was long dilapidated; but has been partially restored. Charities, £18.

Corton through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/7101

Date accessed: 26th March 2017


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