Horninghold (St. Peter)

HORNINGHOLD (St. Peter), a parish, in the union of Uppingham, hundred of Gartree, S. division of the county of Leicester, 4½ miles (W. S. W.) from Uppingham; containing 98 inhabitants. It comprises 1182 acres, having a strong loamy soil and a hilly surface. The living is a discharged vicarage, valued in the king's books at £6. 16. 8.; net income, £80: patron and impropriator, W. Chamberlayne, Esq. The church is a curious structure, exhibiting specimens of pure Saxon architecture; it was thoroughly repaired in 1844.

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

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