Elmbridge

ELMBRIDGE, a chapelry, in the parish of Dodderhill, union of Droitwich, Upper division of the hundred of Halfshire, Droitwich and E. divisions of the county of Worcester, 2¾ miles (N.) from Droitwich; containing 384 inhabitants. It comprises 1577 acres, of rather elevated and hilly land, principally arable, and of a rich and productive soil; and is bounded at the west end by the road from Droitwich to Kidderminster. The chapel, dedicated to St. Mary, and situated on an eminence, is a stone structure with a wooden spire, and has a very fine Saxon arch at the southern entrance; there are north and south aisles, and on the west is a gallery. The whole tithes belong to the vicar of Dodderhill.

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

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