Longparish (St. Nicholas)

LONGPARISH (St. Nicholas), a parish, in the union of Andover, hundred of Wherwell, Andover and N. divisions of the county of Southampton, 4 miles (S. W.) from Whitchurch; containing 811 inhabitants, and including the tithings of East and West Aston, Forton, and Middleton. It is intersected by the river Test, and comprises 4987a. 1r. 31p., of which about 3206 acres are arable, 1500 woods, and the remainder pasture and meadow; the surface is flat, and the soil gravelly. The living is a discharged vicarage, valued in the king's books at £8; net income, £226; patron and impropriator, the Rev. Dr. Woodcock. There is a place of worship for Baptists.

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

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