|HOOKE, a parish in the hundred of
EGGERTON, Bridport division of the county of DORSET, 4¼ miles (E. by
S.) from Beaminster, containing 234
The living is a discharged rectory, in the archdeaconry of Dorset, and diocese of Bristol, rated in the king's books at £9. 18. 10., and in the patronage of the Dowager Countess of Sandwich and the Marquis of Cleveland. The church is dedicated to St. Giles.
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