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Carhampton

"CARHAMPTON, a parish in the hundred of the same name, in the county of Somerset, 1 mile from Dunster, its post town. It is situated on the S. coast of the Bristol Channel, and contains the hamlet of Rodhuish. It is a very ancient place, and has given name to the hundred Its Saxon name was Carumtune. Petty sessions are held in the village. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Bath and Wells, value £182, in the patronage of J. F. Luttrell, Esq. The church is dedicated to St. John the Baptist. There is a small bequest by Richard Escott for education." From The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) Transcribed by Colin Hinson © 2003

Bibliography

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  • Carhampton by Janet Dixon supplemented and prepared for publication by Edward F. Williams. 1980

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