Neen Sollars

"NEEN-SOLLARS, (or Lower Neen), a parish in the hundred of Overs, county Salop, 3 miles S. of Cleobury-Mortimer, its post town, and 10 S.E. of Ludlow. The village, which is of small extent, is situated on the river Rea and Kington canal, and is wholly agricultural. The soil is chiefly clay, with a gravel subsoil. The land is partly in hop-grounds. The tithes have been commuted for a rent-charge of £273, and the glebe comprises 52 acres, valued at £65 per annum. The living is a rectory* with the curacy of Milson annexed, in the diocese of Hereford, value £360, in the patronage of Worcester College, Oxford. The church, dedicated to All Saints, is an ancient cruciform structure with a square tower crowned by a wooden spire. The interior of the church contains a tomb to Humphry Conynsby, the traveller. There is a National school for the children of the parishes of Neen-Sollars and Milson, entirely supported by Mrs. Wickstead. Colonel Rushout is lord of the manor."[Transcribed from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland 1868 by Colin Hinson ©2015]

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