"SPEXHALL, a parish in the hundred of Blything, county Suffolk, 2 miles N. of Halesworth, its post town. The village is small and wholly agricultural. The living is a rectory* in the diocese of Norwich, value 277, in the patronage of the lord chancellor. The church, dedicated to St. Peter, is an ancient structure with a ruined tower. The parochial charities produce about 15 per annum, realised from poors' land."

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

Description and Travel

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Historical Geography


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