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Wherstead is a village and a civil parish located in county Suffolk, England. Wherstead village lies 3 miles south of Ipswich on the Shotley peninsula. It is an ancient settlement, and from its soil the plough has brought to light many evidences of occupation by Romans and by early Britons. In the Domesday Book the place is described under the names Querstede and Wervesteda.
|OS Settlement Classification||Other settlement (village, hamlet etc)|
Other names by which Wherstead, Suffolk has been known in the past
Werusteda ~ Werusta
Wherstead, Suffolk in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)
Wherstead, par. and vil., Suffolk - par., 2154 ac., pop. 264; vil., on river Orwell, 2½ miles S. of Ipswich; P.O., called Wherstead. Road.; in vicinity is Wherstead Park, seat.
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