Other current and historical names
Location and coordinates are for the approximate centre of Leiston within this administrative area. Geographic features and populated places may cross administrative borders.
Gazetteer of the British Isles (Edinburgh: Bartholomew, 1887). John Bartholomew
Leiston, par. and vil. with ry. sta., Suffolk, 4 miles E. of Saxmundham Junction, 4640 ac., pop. 2439; P.O., T.O.; has extensive ironworks for the making of agricultural machinery and implements; near the vil. are the ruins of Leiston Abbey (13th century).
A village in Blything hundred, in the county of Suffolk.