"STUTTON, a parish in the hundred of Sampford, county Suffolk, 7 miles S.W. of Ipswich, its post town, and 5 N.E. of Manningtree. The village is situated on the river Stour, which is navigable for vessels of considerable burden, and here divides this county from Essex. At a farm in the vicinity are the ruins of Stutton Hall. The living is a rectory* in the diocese of Norwich, value 550. The church, dedicated to St. Peter, contains the brass of a priest bearing date 1413, and several monuments, some of which are of the Jermy family. The register dates from 1645. The parochial charities produce about 7 per annum. There is a school for both sexes, erected in 1838. Stretton House, Crow Hall, and Alton Hall are the principal residences."

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



Church History

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