Culmington (All Saints)
CULMINGTON (All Saints), a parish, in the union of Ludlow, hundred of Munslow, S. division of Salop, 5½ miles (N. by W.) from Ludlow; containing 541 inhabitants. It lies on the road from Ludlow to Wenlock, and comprises 3500 acres, whereof two-thirds are arable land, and the remainder pasture: stone is obtained for building, and for the roads. The river Corve flows through the parish. The living is a rectory, valued in the king's books at £18. 9. 2.; patron and incumbent, the Rev. W. Johnstone: the tithes have been commuted; and there are 40 acres of glebe and a glebe-house. The church, built about two centuries ago, is in the early English style, with a tower surmounted by a spire, which has a pleasing effect in the scenery. Near the church are vestiges of a moat and a keep.