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North Hallow, Worcestershire

Historical Description

Hallow, North, a village and a parish in Worcestershire. The village stands near the river Severn, 3 miles NNW of Worcester, and has a post, money order, and telegraph office under Worcester. The parish includes also the hamlets of Broadheath and Shoulton. Acreage, 3358; population of the civil parish, 1282; of the ecclesiastical, 1768. Hallow Park, situated on a height commanding a fine view of the Severn, is an ancient seat, the property of Earl Beauchamp. There are nurseries and market-gardens. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Worcester; net value,, £114 with residence. Patron, the Bishop of Worcester. The old church was entirely pulled down. The new church was built in 1869, and contains a fine canopied reredos. In the churchyard is the tomb of Sir Charles Bell, the physiologist. There is a chapel of ease at Broadheath, and there are also Congregational and Lady Huntingdon's Connexion chapels.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5

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