Lighthorne (St. Lawrence)

LIGHTHORNE (St. Lawrence), a parish, in the union of Southam, Kington division of the hundred of Kington, S. division of the county of Warwick, 4 miles (N. by E.) from Kington; containing 384 inhabitants. It is intersected by the road from Warwick to Banbury, and comprises 2025 acres. The living is a rectory, valued in the king's books at £14. 17. 3½., and in the gift of Lord Willoughby de Broke: the tithes have been commuted for £327; there is a glebe-house, and the glebe contains 118a. 2r. 33p.

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

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