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Walberswick, Suffolk

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Walberswick, Suffolk

Administrative CountySuffolk
Traditional CountySuffolk
OS GridTM4974
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthoritySuffolk

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


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

Walberswick, coast par. and vil. with ry. sta., Suffolk - par., 1960 ac., pop. 289; vil., at mouth of river Blythe, 1½ mile SW. of Southwold and 6½ SE. of Halesworth; was an important fishing town, but fell into decline after the Reformation, and was destroyed by fire in 1583; it has a ferry and quay, and is the port of Southwold. The church is an ivy-clad ruin.

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