Lavington, or Linton (St. Peter)

LAVINGTON, or Linton (St. Peter), a parish, in the union of Grantham, wapentake of Beltisloe, parts of Kesteven, county of Lincoln, 4 miles (S. W. by W.) from Folkingham; containing 329 inhabitants. This parish, including the township of Osgodby and the hamlets of Hanby and Keisby, comprises 4152a. 3r. The living is a vicarage, endowed with a portion of the rectorial tithes, and valued in the king's books at £14. 7. 1.; net income, £514; patron, and impropriator of the remainder of the rectorial tithes, Sir G. Heathcote, Bart.: the glebe comprises 15 acres. The church is a neat ancient structure, with a lofty spire.

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

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