We are in the process of upgrading the site to implement a content management system.

Linstead Parva

"LINSTEAD PARVA, a parish in the hundred of Blything, county Suffolk, 3½ miles N.W. of Halesworth, its post town. The parish, which is of small extent, is wholly agricultural. The soil consists of clay. The tithes have been commuted for a rent-charge of £77 10s., payable to the impropriator, and £48 to the curate. The living is a perpetual curacy in the diocese of Norwich, value £78. The church is dedicated to St. Margaret. It contains a curiously-sculptured font. Lord Huntingfield is lord of the manor and chief landowner."

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


  • St Margaret, Opposite Chapel Farm [B1123], Linstead Parva (Little Linstead), Church of England


  • St Margaret, Opposite Chapel Farm [B1123], Linstead Parva (Little Linstead), Church of England

You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the Linstead Parva area that are recorded in the GENUKI church database. This will also help identify other churches in nearby townships and/or parishes. You also have the option to see the location of the churches marked on a map.

Church History

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

Description and Travel

You can see pictures of Linstead Parva which are provided by:


Ask the GENUKI Gazetteer for a calculation of the distance from Linstead Parva to another place.

Historical Geography

You can see the administrative areas in which Linstead Parva has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.


You can see maps centred on OS grid reference TM336778 (Lat/Lon: 52.348432, 1.428482), Linstead Parva which are provided by: