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"HUNSTON, a parish in the hundred of Blackbourn, county Suffolk, 8 miles N.W. of Stowmarket, its post town, 9 N.E. of Bury St. Edmund's, and 3; miles N. of Elmswell railway station. The village is small and entirely agricultural. It is in conjunction with the village of Langham. The living is a perpetual curacy in the diocese of Ely, value £55. The church, dedicated to St. Michael, is situated in the grounds of Hunston Hall. The parochial charities produce about £12 per annum. John Henry Heigham, Esq., is lord of the manor."

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


  • St Michael, SW of Hunston Old Hall, Church of England


  • St Michael, SW of Hunston Old Hall, Church of England

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