Llanwarne (St. John the Baptist)

LLANWARNE (St. John the Baptist), a parish, in the union of Ross, Upper division of the hundred of Wormelow, county of Hereford, 7 miles (N. W. by W.) from Ross; containing 377 inhabitants. It comprises 2399 acres, and is situated near the eastern base of Saddlebow Hill, whence issues the small river Garran: the Hereford road intersects the parish. The living is a rectory, valued in the king's books at £15, and in the patronage of the Governors of Guy's Hospital. The following rent-charges are paid in commutation of tithes, viz.: to an impropriator, £106; to the rector, £339; to the Bishop of Gloucester and Bristol, £11; and to the vicar of Much Dewchurch, £6. 6. There is a glebehouse, with half an acre of land.

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

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