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"REDISHAM, a parish in the hundred of Wangford, county Suffolk, 4; miles N.E. of Halesworth, its post town, and 4½ S. of Beccles. The village, which is of small extent, is wholly agricultural. The living is a perpetual curacy in the diocese of Norwich, value £50. The church; dedicated to St. Peter, has a rich Norman doorway on the S. side. The parochial charities produce about £9 per annum, which goes to Leman's Sunday-school."

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


  • St Peter, Halesworth Road, Redisham (Great Redisham), Church of England


  • St Peter, Halesworth Road, Redisham (Great Redisham), Church of England

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