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"ARELEY KING'S, a parish in the upper division of the hundred of Doddingtree, in the county of Worcester, close to Stourport. It is situated on the western bank of the river Severn, and contains the hamlet of Dunley. From the hill on which the church stands there is a fine prospect westward as far as Malvern. The living is a rectory* [the asterisk denotes that there is a parsonage and glebe belonging to the living] in the diocese of Worcester, value £346, in the patronage of the Rev. H. J. Hastings. The church is in the early English style, and is dedicated to St. Bartholomew. There is a monument in the churchyard, formed of oblong stones, and bearing a curious inscription in Latin rhyme, purporting that one Sir Harry lies buried there."
[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]
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