Hinton, Great

HINTON, GREAT, a tything, in the parish of Steeple-Ashton, union of Westbury and Whorwelsdown, hundred of Whorwelsdown, Whorwelsdown and N. divisions of Wilts, 3¼ miles (E. by N.) from the town of Trowbridge; containing 216 inhabitants. The vicarial tithes have been commuted for £75, and there is a glebe of 120 acres. The tything is sometimes called simply Hinton; it is situated in the northern extremity of the parish, and very near the road from Trowbridge to Devizes.

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

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