Damerham, South (St. George)

DAMERHAM, SOUTH (St. George), a parish, in the union of Fordingbridge, S. division of the hundred of Damerham, Salisbury and Amesbury, and S. divisions of Wilts, 3 miles (W. N. W.) from Fordingbridge; containing 728 inhabitants. It is situated on the road to Shaftesbury, and comprises by computation 5000 acres. The living is a vicarage, valued in the king's books at £25. 10. 5.; net income, £383; patron, the Earl of Chichester: the glebe comprises 97 acres. The church is an ancient structure, in the early and later English styles. There are places of worship for Baptists and Independents.

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

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