Nettlestead, Suffolk :: Shared Description

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Nettlestead is a dispersed village and civil parish in the Mid Suffolk district of Suffolk in eastern England.The surrounding villages of Nettlestead include Somersham (the closest), Little Blakenham, Baylham, Barking, Willisham and Offton.
In Nettlestead there are two manors: The Chace and High Hall.
The Original Manor belonged to the Earls of Richmond; passed to Peter de Savoy, the Tiptofts, the Despencers and the Wentworths; and gave to the last the title of Baron. Nettlestead Hall (the Chace) was the Manor-house; retains an ancient gateway, bearing the arms of the Wentworths. From the 13th to the 16th centuries the Nettlestead families were patrons of the house of friars minor at Ipswich.
High Hall dates back to the 16th Century and was built by Huguenots who had fled from France during series of religious persecutions.
Located to the north-west of Ipswich and 11 miles from Stowmarket, in 2005 its population was 90.

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TM0850 : The Lane, Nettlestead by Adrian Cable
TM0849 : Hall Lane & footpath by Adrian Cable
TM0849 : St.Mary's Church, Nettlestead by Adrian Cable
TM0949 : Nettlestead Road, Nettlestead by Adrian Cable
TM0849 : St.Mary's Church Bell Tower by Adrian Cable
TM0949 : Nettlestead Road, Nettlestead by Adrian Cable
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TM0850 : The Lane & footpath by Adrian Cable
TM0849 : Hall Lane, Nettlestead by Adrian Cable
TM0850 : Byway sign off The Lane by Adrian Cable
TM0850 : High Hall, Nettlestead by Adrian Cable
TM0949 : Nettlestead Village Name sign on Nettlestead Road by Adrian Cable
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TM0849 : St.Mary's Church Organ by Adrian Cable
TM0949 : Nettlestead Road, Nettlestead by Adrian Cable
TM0949 : Nettlestead Road, Nettlestead by Adrian Cable
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TM0850 : The Lane & Link Lane Byway by Adrian Cable
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TM0949 : Nettlestead Road & footpath by Adrian Cable
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TM0849 : St.Mary's Church, Nettlestead by Adrian Cable

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