CARLETON RODE is an extensive parish and scattered village 4 miles north-west from Tivetshall station and 5 south-east from Attleborough, in the Southern division of the county, Depwade hundred, and union, county court district of Wymondham, rural deanery of Depwade and archdeaconry and diocese of Norwich. The church of All Saints, is a strcture of flint in the Perpendicular style, and consists of chancel, nave and aisles, with a tower containing 1 bell: there is a piscina in each aisle and a double piscina in the chancel and it contains a handsome mural monument, erected by the Rev. F. S. Bevan, formerly rector of this church, to the memory of his wife: the church was re-seated and restored between the years of 1877 and 1883 at a cost of about £1,000 raised by voluntary contributions. The register dates from the year 1560. The living is a rectory, yearly value £920, with residence and 49 acres of glebe, in the gift of Sir R. J. Buxton bart. M.P. and held since 1859 by the Rev. John Cholmeleu M.A. of St. Catherine's College, Cambridge. Here is a chapel for Baptists. In 1944 a collection of British implements was found here. The oarish lands are&151;Fuel land, 42 acres, producing £51 10s. yearly; town land, 13 acres, producing £10 yearly; church land, 15 acres, producing £11 `5s. 6d.; surveyor's land, 20 acres, producing £23 4s. Sir Robert J. Buxton bart. M.P. and others are lords of the manor. The principal landowners are Sir Robert J. Buxton bart. M.P. Richard Bryant esq. Lancelot Lane esq. and John Hotson esq. The soil is clayey loam; subsoil, clay. The chief crops are wheat, barley and beans. The area is 2,672 acres; rateable value, £4,372; the population in 1881 was 772.
Letters through Attleborough. The nearest money order & telegraph office is at New Buckenhamn
National Schhol,Alfred Dover
CARRIER TO NORWICH.Geo. Glover, mon. wed. & sat
© Transcribed by E.C. ("Paddy") Apling, May, 2010.
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