Itteringham (St. Mary)

ITTERINGHAM (St. Mary), a parish, in the union of Aylsham, hundred of South Erpingham, E. division of Norfolk, 4¼ miles (N. W.) from Aylsham; containing 351 inhabitants. It comprises 1442a. 1r., of which 973 acres are arable, 293 pasture, and 176 woodland; the surface is undulated, and the village is situated in a valley, on a stream tributary to the river Bure. The living is a discharged rectory in medieties, with that of Mannington annexed, valued in the king's books at £5. 17. 1., and in the gift of the Earl of Orford: the tithes of the benefice have been commuted for £345, and the glebe comprises 29 acres. The church is chiefly in the later English style; on the north side are the ruins of a chapel.

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

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