"SUDBOURNE, (or Sudborne), a parish in the hundred of Plomesgate, county Suffolk, 1 mile N.E. of Orford, its post town. The village is near the river Aide, and Orfordness, on the coast of the North Sea. The living is a rectory* in the diocese of Peterborough, with the curacy of Orford annexed, value 577, in the patronage of the crown. The church is dedicated to All Saints. The register dates from 1621. The parochial charities produce about 250, of which 167 go towards church expenses. The principal residence is Sudbourne Hall, a seat of the Marquis of Hereford; it was rebuilt by Wyatt.

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



Church History

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