Horstead (All Saints)

HORSTEAD (All Saints), a parish, in the union of St. Faith, hundred of Taverham, E. division of Norfolk, ½ a mile (W.) from Coltishall; containing, with the merged parish of Stanninghall, 625 inhabitants. The village is situated in a picturesque spot, on the south bank of the river Bure, and on the road from Norwich to North Walsham. The living is a rectory, valued in the king's books at £7. 10.; net income, £394; patrons, the Provost and Fellows of King's College, Cambridge: the glebe contains 56 acres. Here was an alien priory, a cell to the convent of the Holy Trinity, at Caen, in Normandy; the revenue was appropriated to King's College.

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

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