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Charlton Musgrove

"CHARLTON MUSGROVE, a parish in the hundred of Norton-Ferris, in the county of Somerset, 1 mile N.E. of the Wincanton station of the Central Dorset branch line, which passes through the parish, and 4 S. of the Bruton station of the Somerset and Weymouth line. It is situated on the river Cale and the road to Bath. The living is a rectory* in the diocese of Bath and Wells, value £463, in the patronage of the Rev. Paul Leir. The church, dedicated to St. Stephen, is a stone edifice, built in the time of Henry VI., and possesses a handsome tower. The register dates from 1534. The Baptists have a place of worship, and there is a National school for both sexes. This was the birthplace of Musgrave the antiquary." From The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) Transcribed by Colin Hinson © 2003

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References in the British Library:
  • [54 Geo. III. Public Local & Personal Acts, c. 93]. An act for inclosing lands within the several parishes of Kilmington, Charlton Musgrave, Wincanton, and Penselwood, in the County of Somerset, etc. [London, 1814]. pp. 16. fol.. [1814].

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