Holme-Next-Runcton (St. James)

HOLME-NEXT-RUNCTON (St. James), a parish, in the union of Downham hundred of Clackclose, W. division of Norfolk, 4¼ miles (N.) from Downham; containing 288 inhabitants. The parish comprises 1096a. 23p., of which about 558 acres are arable, 467 pasture and meadow, and 14 woodland; the river Ouse bounds it on the west. The living is a rectory, united with that of Wallington-with-Thorpland, to the rectory of South Runcton, and valued in the king's books at £12. The tithes have been commuted for £320, and the glebe comprises 14½ acres. The church is a neat structure in the early English style, new roofed and repewed in 1842.

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

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