Holland, Great (All Saints)

HOLLAND, GREAT (All Saints), a parish, in the union and hundred of Tendring, N. division of Essex, 12½ miles (S. E. by S.) from Manningtree; containing 481 inhabitants. It is situated on the coast, and comprises 2063a. 3r. 25p., of which 1654 acres are arable, 341 pasture, and 58 woodland; the soil is various, in some parts wet and heavy, in others dry and light, and in others a rich pale loam producing abundant crops. The living is a rectory, valued in the king's books at £7. 13. 9., and in the gift of Corpus Christi College, Oxford: the tithes have been commuted for £750, and the glebe comprises 72 acres. The church is an ancient edifice with a tower.

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

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