Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for TOOTING (Upper), or T.-Bec

TOOTING (Upper), or T.-Bec, a chapelry, with a village, in Streatham parish, Surrey; ¾ mile SSW of Balham-Hill r. station, and 5½ SSW of St. Pauls, London. It was constituted in 1855; and it has a post-office‡ under London SW. Pop., 1,055. Houses, 167. A property here belonged once to Bec abbey in Normandy. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Winchester. Value, about £350. Patron, the Rector of Streatham. The church was built in 1855, at a cost of £6,000; and schools were built in 1866.

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

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Feature Description: "a chapelry, with a village"   (ADL Feature Type: "countries, 4th order divisions")
Administrative units: Surrey AncC
Place: Upper Tooting

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