"STONEHAM ASPALL, a parish and post town in the hundred of Bosmere, county Suffolk, 4½ miles N.E. of Needham Market railway station, and 11 from Ipswich. The living is a rectory* in the diocese of Norwich, value £650. The church, dedicated to St. Lambert, is an ancient edifice, with a tower and a peal of ten bells. The interior contains effigies of the Wingfields, of Broughton Hall, and two brasses bearing date 1574; the chancel has a stained window. The register dates from 1558. The parochial charities produce about £175 per annum, which go to Metcalf's school, poor, church, &c. There is a National school for both sexes, also a Sunday-school is held. Broughton Hall, once occupied by the Wingfield family, is now a farmhouse. Sir W. F. F. Middleton, Bart., 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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