Canon-Pion (St. Lawrence)

CANON-PION (St. Lawrence), a parish, in the union of Weobley, hundred of Grimsworth, county of Hereford, 4½ miles (S. E. by E.) from Weobley; containing 681 inhabitants. The parish comprises 3690 acres, of which 86 are common or waste. The living is a discharged vicarage, valued in the king's books at £5. 13. 6½., and in the patronage of the Dean and Chapter of Hereford: the great tithes, payable to the Dean and Chapter, have been commuted for £300, and those of the incumbent for £277. 15.; there is a glebe of 10 acres. The church is principally in the early English style, with some fine screen-work; the font is ancient, and has an octagonal top enriched with quatrefoils.

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

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