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Braceby (St. Margaret)

BRACEBY (St. Margaret), a parish, in the union of Grantham, wapentake of Winnibriggs and Threo, parts of Kesteven, county of Lincoln, 4½ miles (W. by N.) from Falkingham, and 7 (E.) from Grantham; containing 155 inhabitants. The living is a vicarage, united to that of South Grantham: the impropriate tithes have been commuted for £132. 17. 6., and the vicarial for £55. The church is a small structure, without a tower; the exterior cornice is curiously wrought with the heads of men, foxes, roses, &c.

Transcribed from A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858.