Heapham (All Saints)

HEAPHAM (All Saints), a parish, in the union of Gainsborough, wapentake of Corringham, parts of Lindsey, county of Lincoln, 5 miles (E. S. E.) from Gainsborough; containing 125 inhabitants. It comprises about 1250 acres of land, belonging to various proprietors; the village, which is scattered, is situated on an eminence, near the source of a small rivulet. The living is a discharged rectory, valued in the king's books at £10; net income, £201; patron, Sir W. A. Ingilby, Bart. The church is a small ancient structure, with a tower containing windows of Norman character.

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

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