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"GEDDING, a parish in the hundred of Thedwestry, county Suffolk, 6 miles W. of Stowmarket, and 7 S.E. of Bury St. Edmund's. Woolpit is its post town. The parish is of small extent, and the village wholly agricultural. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Ely, value £100, in the patronage of the Corporation of Ipswich. The church is a small compact edifice."

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


  • St Mary, Drinkstone Road, Church of England


  • St Mary, Drinkstone Road, 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.

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Historical Geography

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