High-Cross

HIGH-CROSS, a hamlet, in the parish of Standon, union of Ware, hundred of Braughin, county of Hertford, 2½ miles (N. by E.) from Ware, on the road to Cambridge; containing 199 inhabitants. A church district was formed in 1846 by the Ecclesiastical Commission: the living was endowed, and the church built, at the expense of Lady Giles Puller, who has the patronage. The church was consecrated in August 1847, and will hold 500 persons.

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

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