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"STOWE, a parish in the hundred of Purslow, county Salop, 1½ mile N.E. of Knighton, its post town, and 15 miles from Ludlow. The village is situated on the river Teme, near Stowe Hill. The parish comprises the townships of Weston and Lurkenhope. The soil is of a gravelly nature, with a subsoil of loamy clay. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Hereford, value £188. The church is dedicated to St. Michael. The Earl of Powis is lord of the manor."[Transcribed from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland 1868 by Colin Hinson ©2015]


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Transcribed from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland 1868 by Colin Hinson ©2015

  • " WESTON, a township in the parish of Stowe, county Salop, 3 miles N.E. of Knighton, on the river Teme."

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