Edingthorpe (All Saints)

EDINGTHORPE (All Saints), a parish, in the Tunstead and Happing incorporation, hundred of Tunstead, E. division of Norfolk, 3 miles (N. E. by E.) from North Walsham; containing 195 inhabitants. It comprises by admeasurement 710 acres, which, with the exception of about 15 acres of pasture and plantation, and about 30 of furze, are all arable land. The living is a discharged rectory, valued in the king's books at £5. 5. 2½., and in the patronage of the Crown, in right of the duchy of Lancaster: the tithes have been commuted for £229. 18., and the glebe comprises 17a. 2r. 34p., with a house. The church is an ancient structure in the decorated style, with a tower: the nave is separated from the chancel by a beautiful screen; the font is handsome.

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

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