Kyre, Little

KYRE, LITTLE, a hamlet, in the parish of Stokebliss, union of Tenbury, Upper division of the hundred of Doddingtree, Tenbury and W. divisions of the county of Worcester, 5 miles (S. E. by S.) from Tenbury; containing 144 inhabitants. It is surrounded on three sides by the county of Hereford, and intersected from north to south by the road from Tenbury to Bromyard. Its area is 835 acres, of which 405 are arable, 339 pasture, 16 woodland, and 40 hop-ground. The surface is undulated, the soil a loamy clay, with an impervious clay-marl subsoil: there is a gravel-pit.

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

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