Ditteridge

DITTERIDGE, a parish, in the union and hundred of Chippenham, Chippenham and Calne, and N. divisions of Wilts, 7 miles (W. S. W.) from Chippenham; containing 95 inhabitants. It comprises 356a. 3r. 31p., of which about 205 acres are arable, 100 meadow, and 18 wood: much of the land is scattered in insulated portions in the adjacent parish of Box. The living is a discharged rectory, valued in the king's books at £2. 8. 9., and in the gift of W. Northey, Esq.: the tithes have been commuted for £86. 13., and the glebe comprises 26 acres. The church is very ancient.

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

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