Lemington, Lower

LEMINGTON, LOWER, a parish, in the union of Shipston-upon-Stour, Upper division of the hundred of Tewkesbury, E. division of the county of Gloucester, 2 miles (N. E. by N.) from Moreton-in-the-Marsh; containing 53 inhabitants. The parish comprises 786a. 3r. 24p.: the railway from Moreton to Stratford passes through it. The living is a perpetual curacy; net income, £45; patron and impropriator, Lord Redesdale. The church is a very small structure. Two closes producing £12 per annum, bequeathed by Dr. Juxon, Archbishop of Canterbury; and £146. 3. 1. three per cents., left by his descendant, Susanna, Dowager Countess Fane; are appropriated to the poor. The ancient Fosse-way passes by this place, which, from the coins frequently discovered, seems to have been a Roman station.

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

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