Hillington, or Halagston (St. John the Baptist)

HILLINGTON, or Halagston (St. John the Baptist), a parish, in the union of Loddon and Clavering, hundred of Loddon, E. division of Norfolk, 6¾ miles (S. E.) from Norwich; containing 64 inhabitants. The living is a rectory, in the gift of W. A. Gilbert, Esq.: the tithes have been commuted for £120, and the glebe comprises 12 acres. The church is an ancient structure in the Norman style, with a circular tower, and enriched doorways on the north and south sides, the former of which has been built up.

Transcribed from A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, 7th edition, published in 1848.

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