Carlton-Le-Moorlands (St. Mary)

CARLTON-LE-MOORLANDS (St. Mary), a parish, in the union of Newark, Lower division of the wapentake of Boothby-Graffo, parts of Kesteven, county of Lincoln, 10 miles (S. W. by W.) from Lincoln; containing 331 inhabitants. It is bounded on the east by the river Brant, and on the west by the Witham, and comprises by measurement 2060 acres; the soil is generally a fertile hazle loam. The village, which is well built, is on one of the tributary streams of the Brant. The living is a discharged vicarage, valued in the king's books at £7. 0. 10.; net income, £90; patron and impropriator, Lord Middleton. The church is a neat plain structure, with a fine tower. There is a place of worship for Baptists.

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

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