Benhall  Suffolk


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

BENHALL, a parish in Plomesgate district, Suffolk; adjacent to the Alde river and the East Suffolk railway, 1½ mile SW of Saxmundham. It has a post office, of the name of Benhall Green, under Saxmundham. Acres, 2,156. Real property, £3,846. Pop., 678. Houses, 153. The property is divided among a few. ...

The manor belonged to successively the Uffords, the De la Poles, and the Dukes. Benhall Lodge is the seat of the Rev. E. Hollond. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Norwich. Value, £173.* Patron, the Rev. E. Hollond The church is good; and has a brass of 1548. An endowed school has £28.

Benhall through time

Benhall 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 Benhall itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 27th November 2021

Not where you were looking for?

Click here for more detailed advice on finding places within A Vision of Britain through Time , and maybe some references to other places called " Benhall ".