"LINSTEAD MAGNA, a parish in the hundred of Blything, county Suffolk, 5 miles W. of Halesworth, its railway station and post town. The village, which is small, is entirely agricultural. A portion of the land is in pasture. The soil is clay. The impropriate tithes have been commuted for a rent-charge of 315, and the ministerial for 82. The living is a perpetual curacy in the diocese of Norwich, value 97. The church, dedicated to St. Peter, is an ancient structure with a square embattled tower. Lord Huntingfield is lord of the manor and chief landowner."

Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868)
Transcribed by Colin Hinson © 2003



Church History

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

Church Records

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Historical Geography


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