Hook

HOOK, a hamlet, in the parish and union of Kingston-Upon-Thames, First division of the hundred of Kingston, E. division of Surrey, 3½ miles (S. by W.) from Kingston; containing 222 inhabitants. The hamlet consists chiefly of small cottages on the west side of the road from Kingston to Leatherhead. It has a small church dedicated to St. Paul, built in 1838, at a cost of about £1140; the edifice is of red and yellow brick intermingled, and in the earliest pointed style. The living is in the gift of the Bishop of Winchester.

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

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