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Kelsale - Church of St Mary and St Peter.jpg
Kelsale, Church of St Mary and St Peter
Kelsale is located in Suffolk
Kelsale shown within Suffolk
Shire county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Saxmundham
Postcode district IP17
EU Parliament East of England
List of places
52°13′52″N 1°29′31″E / 52.231013°N 1.491972°E / 52.231013; 1.491972Coordinates: 52°13′52″N 1°29′31″E / 52.231013°N 1.491972°E / 52.231013; 1.491972

Kelsale is a village in Suffolk, England in the civic parish of Kelsale cum Carlton(where the population is also included). 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.

Kelsale has a primary school, Kelsale C of EVC Primary School. Mrs Carolyn Taylor is the Headteacher.

On the hill, the grade I listed 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.[1]


  1. ^ "Name: CHURCH OF ST MARY AND ST PETER List entry Number: 1199020". English Heritage. Retrieved 2 April 2014.