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Southolt, Suffolk

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Southolt, Suffolk

Southolt is a village in Suffolk, 5 miles southeast of Eye on the road between villages Bedingfield and Worlingworth. The parish has seen a massive decline in population during the 20th cent. Today under 70 residents remain. The church, dedicated to St Margaret, is an ancient structure, and contains a brass of the date 1585. The church is now owned by the village on a peppercorn rent and is used for village services at least three times a year.
DistrictMid Suffolk
Post townEye
Administrative CountySuffolk
Traditional CountySuffolk
OS GridTM1968
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthoritySuffolk
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySuffolk
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySuffolk
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England

Southolt, Suffolk in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Southolt, par., Suffolk, 4 miles SE. of Eye, 798 ac., pop. 134.

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