Brinton (St. Andrew)

BRINTON (St. Andrew), a parish, in the hundred of Holt, W. division of Norfolk, 2½ miles (W. S. W.) from Holt; containing 193 inhabitants. It comprises 712a. 3r. 24p., of which 474 acres are arable, 124 pasture and meadow, and 17 woodland; the village is picturesquely situated. The living is a discharged rectory, annexed to that of Thornage, and rated in the king's books at £8. 11. 4.: the tithes have been commuted for £170, and there are 20 acres of glebe. The church is in the later style, and consists of a nave and north aisle, with a square tower.

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

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