Iccomb (St. Mary)

ICCOMB (St. Mary), a parish, in the union of Stow, Upper division of the hundred of Slaughter, E. division of the county of Gloucester, 3 miles (S. E.) from Stow; containing 162 inhabitants, and comprising 510a. 3r. 6p. The living is a rectory, valued in the king's books at £8; net income, £149; patrons, the Dean and Chapter of Worcester: the tithes were commuted for land and a money payment in 1809. There is a chalybeate spring. A priory was founded by Gervaise Paganel, as a cell to Wenlock Priory; the revenue, at the suppression, was £36. 3. Here are the remains of an encampment, supposed to be Danish.

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

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