Hunworth (St. Lawrence)

HUNWORTH (St. Lawrence), a parish, in the union of Erpingham, hundred of Holt, W. division of Norfolk, 2½ miles (S. S. W.) from Holt; containing 234 inhabitants. This parish, situated in a picturesque dell, comprises 838a. 1r. 28p., of which 494 acres are arable, 52 pasture and meadow, 48 woodland, and 68 heath and common. The living is a discharged rectory, united to that of Stody, and valued in the king's books at £4: the tithes have been commuted for £148, and the glebe contains 22½ acres. The church is in the early and later English styles, and consists of a nave and chancel, with a south transept, and a square embattled tower.

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

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