Fovant, or Foffont (St. George)

FOVANT, or Foffont (St. George), a parish, in the union of Wilton, hundred of Cawden and Cadworth, Hindon and S. divisions of Wilts, 7 miles (W. by S.) from Wilton; containing 620 inhabitants. The living is a rectory, valued in the king's books at £17, and in the gift of the Earl of Pembroke: the tithes have been commuted for £540, and the glebe comprises 45 acres.

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

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