Houghton-on-the-Hill (St. Mary)

HOUGHTON-ON-THE-HILL (St. Mary), a parish, in the union of Swaffham, hundred of South Greenhoe, W. division of Norfolk, 4¼ miles (N. W.) from Watton; containing 41 inhabitants. It comprises 601a. 29p., of which 458 acres are arable, and 92 pasture and meadow. The living is a rectory, united to that of North Pickenham, and valued in the king's books at £4. 18. 9. The church is an ancient structure with a tower, and is situated on an eminence.

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

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