Bungay  Suffolk


In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Bungay like this:

Bungay, town with ry. sta., E. Suffolk, on river Waveney, 6 miles W. of Beccles and 113 miles NE. of London; P.O., T.O., 2 Banks. Market-day, Thursday. B. was nearly destroyed by fire in 1688, and is now a neat and well-built town. It has an extensive printing-office and stereotype foundry; also trade in corn, flour, lime, &c. The river is navigable for barges.

Bungay through time

Bungay is now part of Waveney district. Click here for graphs and data of how Waveney has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Bungay itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Bungay, in Waveney and Suffolk | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 26th April 2019

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