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Harleston

HARLESTON, a chapelry, in the parish of Clifton-Campville, union of Tamworth, N. division of the hundred of Offlow and of the county of Stafford, 4¼ miles (N.) from Tamworth; containing 221 inhabitants. It comprises about 1400 acres of land: the village is pleasantly seated on an eminence, on the south bank of the Mease, two miles and a half west of the village of Clifton-Campville. The chapel is an ancient building with a low wooden spire; the nave was rebuilt about 20 years ago. The tithes have been commuted for £370.

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

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