"NEDGING, a parish in the hundred of Cosford, county Suffolk, 1 mile S.E. of Bildeston, its post town, and 4 miles N.W. of the Hadleigh railway station. The parish, which is of small extent, is situated on the river Bret, and is entirely agricultural. The land is chiefly arable. The surface is gently undulating, and the soil a rich loam. The tithes have been commuted for a rent-charge of £190, and the glebe comprises 27 acres valued at £30. The living is a rectory* in the diocese of Ely, value £165. The church, dedicated to St. Mary, is a small Norman edifice, with a tower containing two bells. The Rev. William Edge is lord of the manor."
Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868)