Croome, Hill (St. Mary)
CROOME, HILL (St. Mary), a parish, in the union of Upton-on-Severn, Lower division of the hundred of Oswaldslow, Upton and W. divisions of the county of Worcester, 3¼ miles (E.) from Upton; containing 201 inhabitants. The parish lies on the east of the river Severn, and consists of 977 acres; the surface is elevated, and the soil of full average productiveness. The living is a rectory, valued in the king's books at £7. 10. 5. and in the patronage of the Crown: the tithes have been commuted for £115; the glebe contains nearly 61 acres, with a glebe-house. The church is a mile south of the village, of Boughton, and is a stone edifice with a tower.