Leckhampstead

LECKHAMPSTEAD, a chapelry, in the parish of Chieveley, union of Newbury, hundred of Faircross, county of Berks, 5¼ miles (S. W.) from East Ilsley; containing 372 inhabitants. It comprises 1742a. 1r. 29p., of which 22 acres are common or waste. The impropriate tithes have been commuted for £118. 10., and the vicarial for £100; there is a glebe of nearly 13 acres. A school is endowed with £14 per annum.

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

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