"HARLESTON, a parish in the hundred of Stow, county Suffolk, 3 miles N.W. of Stowmarket railway station. Haughley is its post town. The parish is small, and wholly agricultural, and contains the hamlet of Rush Green. There is no village, only a few farmhouses. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Norwich, value £175. The church is a small flint building. R. J. Pettiward, Esq., is lord of the manor."
Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868)
Descriptions and photographs of churches in the parish may be found in Simon Knott's Suffolk Churches.
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