Covehithe  Suffolk


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

COVEHITHE, or North Hales, a parish in Blything district, Suffolk; on the coast, 4¾ miles N by E of Southwold, and 6¼ SSE of Carlton-Colville r. station. Post town, Wrentham, under Wangford. Acres, 1, 553. Real property, £973. Pop., 192. Houses, 40. The property is divided among a few. The living is a vicarage, annexed to the rectory of Benacre, in the diocese of Norwich. The ancient church was a fine structure, destroyed in the civil war; and the present one was erected in 1672, and has a handsome tower. Charities, £28. Bishop Bale was a native.

Covehithe through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 13th August 2022

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