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"ELLOUGH, a parish in the hundred of Wangford, county Suffolk, 3 miles S.E. of Beccles, its post town. The village is small and wholly agricultural. The living is a rectory* in the diocese of Norwich, value £300. The church is an ancient structure dedicated to All Saints, and contains a brass of Margaret Chowt (1607). There is a parochial school for both sexes. A good parsonage house has recently been built. The Earl of Gosford is lord of the manor."

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


  • All Saints, Church Road, Ellough (Willingham All Saints or Willou, Church of England


  • All Saints, Church Road, Ellough (Willingham All Saints or Willou, Church of England

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