Hough-on-the-Hill (All Saints)

HOUGH-on-the-Hill (All Saints), a parish, in the union of Grantham, wapentake of Loveden, parts of Kesteven, county of Lincoln, 7 miles (N.) from Grantham; containing, with the hamlets of Brandon and Gelston, 582 inhabitants. The living is a vicarage, with the chapel of Brandon, valued in the king's books at £15. 6. 8., and in the patronage of the Crown; net income, £99; impropriator, Earl Brownlow. £20, from various bequests, are annually distributed among the poor. Here was an alien priory of Augustine canons, a cell to the abbey of St. Mary de Voto, at Cherbourg; the revenue was valued at £20, and was granted by Richard II. to the Carthusians at Coventry.

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

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