Hammoon

HAMMOON, a parish, in the union of Sturminster, hundred of Pimperne, Sturminster division of Dorset, 7 miles (S. W. by S.) from Shaftesbury; containing 57 inhabitants. The parish is separated from that of Manston by the river Stour, and comprises about 630 acres; the soil is generally a fine gravel, and the surface uniformly level. The living is a rectory, valued in the king's books at £7. 4. 2., and in the gift of the Rev. Giles Meech: the tithes have been commuted for £180, and the glebe comprises 22 acres.

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

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