"GOSBECK, a parish in the hundred of Bosmere, county Suffolk, 4 miles E. of Needham-Market, and 7 N. of Ipswich, its post town. The living is a rectory* in the diocese of Norwich, value £316. The church is a small edifice, with a square embattled tower. It is dedicated to St. Mary. Sir W. F. F. Middleton, Bart., is lord of the manor."
Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868)