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"BATCOMBE, a parish in the hundred of Whitstone, in the county of Somerset, 3 miles to the N. of Bruton. It is situated in a pleasant hilly country, and commands, from Portway and Walter's Hill, extensive and beautiful prospects. The living is a rectory* in the diocese of Bath and Wells, of the value, with the curacy of Upton-Noble, which is annexed to it, of £690, in the patronage of the Rev. J. Brown, the incumbent. The church is dedicated to St. Mary. There is a chapel belonging to the Wesleyan Methodists." From The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) Transcribed by Colin Hinson © 2003


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