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Wherstead, Suffolk

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Wherstead, Suffolk

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.
DistrictBabergh
Administrative CountySuffolk
Traditional CountySuffolk
OS GridTM1540
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEastern
CountryEngland
Police AuthoritySuffolk
 

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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