Harling, West (All Saints)

HARLING, WEST (All Saints), a parish, in the union and hundred of Guilt-Cross, W. division of Norfolk, 2¼ miles (W. S. W.) from East Harling; containing 117 inhabitants. The living is a rectory, valued in the king's books at £9. 18. 4., and in the gift of Lord Colborne: the tithes have been commuted for £191, and the glebe comprises 19 acres. The church, an ancient building in the decorated English style, with a square embattled tower, is finely situated within the grounds of West Harling Hall, the seat of Lord Colborne; on the floor of the nave are several brasses. At the hamlet of Middle Harling was formerly a distinct parish church, dedicated to St. Andrew the Apostle.

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

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