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Knill (St. Michael)

KNILL (St. Michael), a parish, in the union of Presteign, hundred of Wigmore, county of Hereford, 2¾ miles (N. N. W.) from Kington; containing 75 inhabitants. The parish is situated on the borders of Wales, and comprises by measurement 777 acres, of which 310 are pasture, 130 arable, 177 hill, and 160 woodland. It is intersected by the road from Radnor to Presteign, and bounded on the south by Offa's dyke, and on the east by the Endwell brook, which joins the river Lug. The living is a discharged rectory, valued in the king's books at £4. 10.; net income, £70; patron, Sir J. J. Garbet Walsham, Bart.

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

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