Clatford, Upper (All Saints)

CLATFORD, UPPER (All Saints), a parish, in the union and hundred of Andover, Andover and N. divisions of the county of Southampton, 1¼ mile (S.) from Andover; containing 620 inhabitants. It comprises 2131a. 2r., of which the principal portion is good arable land, and 99 acres are common or waste; the surface is varied with hills, and is intersected by the Southampton and Andover canal. The manufacture of paper is carried on to some extent, and there is an iron-foundry. The living is a rectory, valued in the king's books at £22, and in the patronage of the Rev. Edward Frowd: the tithes have been commuted for £525, and the glebe comprises 38 acres. At Bury Hill, in the parish, are the remains of an encampment.

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

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