Foston (St. Peter)

FOSTON (St. Peter), a parish, in the union of Newark, wapentake of Loveden, parts of Kesteven, county of Lincoln, 5¾ miles (N. W. by N.) from Grantham; containing 497 inhabitants. The parish comprises 2180 acres of land, belonging to several proprietors: the village is of neat appearance, and pleasantly situated on the road from Grantham to Newark. The living is annexed to the vicarage of Long Bennington: the tithes are commuted for 400 acres of land. The church is an ancient edifice, with a tower crowned by pinnacles.

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

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