Horndon, East (All Saints)

HORNDON, EAST (All Saints), a parish, in the union of Billericay, hundred of Barstable, S. division of Essex, 3 miles (S. E.) from Brentwood; containing 529 inhabitants. It comprises 1477a. 24p., of which 68a. 2r. 28p. are woodland, and of the remainder about two-thirds arable and one-third pasture. The living is a rectory, valued in the king's books at £10; net income, £262; patron, the Rev. J. Pearson. The church is a small irregular structure, with several chapels, which contain portions in different styles; the font is Norman, and in the chancel is an octangular ceiling of wood, richly carved with armorial bearings and other devices.

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

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