"SOUTH COVE, a parish in the hundred of Blything, in the county of Suffolk, 3 miles to the N. of Southwold, its post town. It is situated near the sea, and but thinly inhabited. The living is a rectory* in the diocese of Norwich, value 274, in the patronage of Sir T. Gooch, Bart. The church is dedicated to St. Lawrence. The parochial charities produce 14 per annum.

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



Church History

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Church Records

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Historical Geography


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