Knook (St. Margaret)

KNOOK (St. Margaret), a parish, in the union of Warminster, hundred of Heytesbury, Warminster and S. divisions of Wilts, 1 mile (E. S. E.) from Heytesbury; containing 255 inhabitants. It is situated on the road from Bath to Salisbury. The living is a perpetual curacy, usually held with that of Heytesbury; net value, £60; patron, the Bishop of Salisbury. The tithes were commuted for land and a money payment, under an act of inclosure, in 1792.

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

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