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Kelsale, Suffolk

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Kelsale, Suffolk

Kelsale is a village in Suffolk, England. It is located approximately 1 mile north of Saxmundham town centre at the junction of the B1121 and the A12. In Kelsale village centre there is a former Guildhall built in 1495 that is now used as a training centre. On the hill, the Parish Church of St. Mary and St. Peter has a distinctive Lych gate. Inside there is an elaborate pulpit dated before 1631 and a statue of Samuel Clouting by Thomas Thurlow of Saxmundham.
Administrative CountySuffolk
Traditional CountySuffolk
OS GridTM3865
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEastern
CountryEngland
Police AuthoritySuffolk
 

Other names by which Kelsale, Suffolk has been known in the past

Cara- ~ Kereshalla ~ Cheressala ~ Cheresala ~ Chylesheala ~ Keles- ~ Kireshala

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

Kelsale, par. and vil., Suffolk, 1¼ mile NE. of Saxmundham, 3047 ac., pop. 973; P.O.; in vicinity is the seat of Kelsale Lodge.

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