"ACTON ROUND, a parish in the hundred of Stottesdon, in the county of Salop, 6 miles to the N.E. of Bridgnorth. The living is a perpetual curacy in the diocese of Hereford, value £85, in the patronage of Sir F. R. E. Acton, Bart., of Aldenham, who is lord of the manor. The church is an ancient stone building in the Tudor style, and was repaired with much taste in 1850. In consists of a small tower, nave, transepts, porch, and chancel, with three handsome monuments to the memory of the Acton family. Cardinal Acton was a member of this family." [Transcribed from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland 1868 by Colin Hinson ©2015]
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