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"UGGESHALL, a parish in the hundred of Blything, county Suffolk, 1 mile N.W. of Wangford, its post town, and 5 miles N. W. of Southwold. In the vicinity are sand and clay pits. The living is a rectory annexed to that of Sotherton, in the diocese of Norwich, value £614. The church is dedicated to St. Mary. The register dates from 1558. The parochial charities produce about £15 per annum. There is a National school for both sexes."

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


  • St Mary, Wangford Road, Church of England


  • St Mary, Wangford Road, Church of England

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