Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for DINGLEY

DINGLEY, a parish in the district of Market-Harborough and county of Northampton; on the river Welland, at the boundary with Leicester, and on the Leicester and Bedford railway, 2¼ miles E of Market-Harborough. Post town, Market-Harborough, under Rugby. Acres, 1, 317. Real property, £2, 709. Pop., 111. Houses, 24. The property is divided among a few. Dingley Hall is the seat of H. H. Hungerford, Esq.; and occupies the site of a Templars' preceptory, founded in the time of Stephen. The land is hilly. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Peterborough. Value, £340.* Patron, H. H. Hungerford, Esq. The church is very good.

(John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72))

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "a parish"   (ADL Feature Type: "countries, 4th order divisions")
Administrative units: Dingley AP/CP       Northamptonshire AncC
Place: Dingley

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