Barkwith, West (All Saints)

BARKWITH, WEST (All Saints), a parish, in the union of Horncastle, E. division of the wapentake of Wraggoe, parts of Lindsey, county of Lincoln, 2½ miles (N. E.) from Wragby; containing 130 inhabitants. It contains by computation 700 acres; and is situated on the road between Lincoln and Louth, the church standing at the thirteenth milestone from each of those towns. The living is a discharged rectory, valued in the king's books at £5. 5.; net income, £160, derived from 114 acres of land in lieu of tithes; patron, C. D. Holland, Esq. There is a glebe-house in good repair, with a handsome garden. The church is a plain building with an old tower.

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

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