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"BURSTALL, a parish in the hundred of Samford, in the county of Suffolk, 4 miles to the W. of Ipswich. Hadleigh is its post town. It is pleasantly situated on a small stream, a branch of the river Orwell. The living is a perpetual curacy annexed to the vicarage of Bramford, in the diocese of Norwich. The church is dedicated to St. Mary."

Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868)


  • St Mary, Church Hill, Church of England


  • Chapel, Church Hill, Independent

  • St Mary, Church Hill, Church of England

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Church History

Descriptions and photographs of churches in the parish may be found in Simon Knott's Suffolk Churches.

Description and Travel

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Historical Geography

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