Cheverell, Little (St. Peter)

CHEVERELL, LITTLE (St. Peter), a parish, in the union of Devizes, hundred of Swanborough, Devizes and N. divisions of Wilts, 5½ miles (S.) from Devizes; containing 295 inhabitants. It is situated immediately under the northern edge of Salisbury Plain, and comprises by measurement 1006 acres. The living is a rectory, valued in the king's books at £11. 7. 3½.; net income, £405; patron, the Earl of Radnor. The tithes were commuted for land and a money payment in 1797.

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

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