Collingham, North (All Saints)

COLLINGHAM, NORTH (All Saints), a parish, in the union, and N. division of the wapentake, of Newark, S. division of the county of Nottingham, 5 miles (N. N. E.) from Newark; containing 911 inhabitants. This place is situated a mile from the river Trent, and on the Midland railway; the surface is level, and generally well wooded. The living is a discharged vicarage, valued in the king's books at £8. 14. 2.; net income, £92; patrons and appropriators, the Dean and Chapter of Peterborough. The church is partly of the early English style; the tower, aisles, porches, and clerestory were added in the 15th century. The Particular Baptists have a place of worship; and a school is supported by an endowment in land, the rent of which is £39 per annum. There are considerable remains of the village cross, a plain and solid structure, apparently an erection of the 14th century.

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

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