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"WISSETT, a parish in the hundred of Blything, county Suffolk, 1½ mile N.W. of Halesworth, and 9 miles from Bungay, near the river Blyth. The living is a vicarage* in the diocese of Norwich, value £130. The church is dedicated to St. Andrew. The charities comprise a townhouse."

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



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