In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Flixton like this:
FLIXTON, a parish in Wangford district, Suffolk; adjacent to the river Waveney, and the boundary with Norfolk, 3 miles SW of Bungay r. station. Post town, Bungay. Acres, 1, 761. Real property, £2, 853. Pop., 165. Houses, 37. The property is divided among a few. Flixton Hall is the seat of Sir R. ...
S. Adair, Bart.; superseded a structure by Inigo Jones; burnt down in 1846; contains valuable pictures by the Dutch and Italian masters; and stands in a park of 400 acres. An Augustinian nunnery was founded in the parish in 1258, by Margery de Creek; and given, at the dissolution, to the Tasburghs. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Norwich. Value, £140. Patron, Sir R. S. Adair, Bart. The church is ancient, but good; has a square tower of uncut flints; and contains a carved pulpit, and iron hour-glass frame, and a quatrefoil panelled pew.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Flixton, in Waveney and Suffolk | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 30th March 2017
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