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Westleton

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"WESTLETON, a parish in the hundred of Blything, county Suffolk, 5 miles N.E. of Saxmundham, and 2½ S.W. of Dunwich. It is situated near the sea-coast, and comprises some salt marshes, and a portion of sandy heath. The living is a vicarage* in the diocese of Norwich, value £325, consolidated with Middleton-cum-Fordley. The church is dedicated to St. Peter. The Primitive Methodists have a chapel, and there is a National school."

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

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