Holton (St. Peter)

HOLTON (St. Peter), a parish, in the union and hundred of Blything, E. division of Suffolk, 1¼ mile (E. N. E.) from Halesworth; containing 541 inhabitants. This parish, which is situated on the road from Halesworth to Beccles, comprises by admeasurement 1132 acres; the soil is strong and favourable to the growth of corn. The living is a discharged rectory, valued in the king's books at £10. 13. 4., and in the patronage of the Crown, with a net income of £197: the glebe comprises 3 acres. The church is an ancient structure in the Norman style, with a round tower.

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

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