Billing, Little (All Saints)

BILLING, LITTLE (All Saints), a parish, in the union of Northampton, hundred of Spelhoe, S. division of the county of Northampton, 3¼ miles (E. by N.) from Northampton; containing 101 inhabitants. The parish comprises 856a. 3r. 4p., and is intersected by the river Nene; its soil is of a highly rich and productive quality, and the surface moderately undulated. The living is a rectory, valued in the king's books at £10. 2. 11., and in the patronage of Earl Brownlow: the tithes have been commuted for £349, and there are 8 acres of glebe, with a house. In the church is a curious Norman font.

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

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