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"ROCK, a parish in the lower division of Doddingtree hundred, county Worcester, 5 miles S.W. of Bewdley, its post town, and 5 W. of Stourport. It comprises the chapelry of Heightington and the hamlets of Alton, Lindons, Hollin, and More. The village is wholly agricultural. The land is partly in hop grounds. The road from Bewdley to Tenbury passes through the parish. The neighbouring coal mines afford employment to some of the inhabitants. The living is a rectory* [the asterisk denotes that there is a parsonage and glebe belonging to the living] with the curacy of Heightington annexed, in the diocese of Hereford, value £1,100."
[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]
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