Braceborough, or Braceburgh (St. Margaret)

BRACEBOROUGH, or Braceburgh (St. Margaret), a parish, in the union of Stamford, wapentake of Ness, parts of Kesteven, county of Lincoln, 7 miles (N. E.) from Stamford; containing, with the hamlet of Shillingthorpe, 231 inhabitants. The living is a rectory, valued in the king's books at £9. 10., and in the patronage of the Crown, with a net income of £195: corn-rents were assigned in the 39th and 40th of George III. in lieu of tithes. There is a fine spring called the Spa, with convenience for bathing; its waters are beneficial in cases of scurvy.

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

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