Glinton (St. Benedict)

GLINTON (St. Benedict), a parish, in the union and soke of Peterborough, N. division of the county of Northampton, 3 miles (S. S. E.) from Market-Deeping; containing 404 inhabitants. It comprises 1480a. 2r. 24p.; the soil is generally light and gravelly, and there are some pits of good gravel. The living is annexed to the rectory of Peakirk: the church is a handsome structure in the later English style, with an embattled tower surmounted by a lofty spire of graceful elevation. There are places of worship for Independents, Wesleyans, and Calvinistic Methodists; and a school endowed with 14 acres of land.

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

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