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Compton Dando

"COMPTON DANDO, a parish in the hundred of Keynsham, in the county of Somerset, 7 miles from Bristol, its post town, 8 from Bath, and 3 from the Keynsham railway station. It is situated on the river Chew, and contains the townships of Tucking-Mills and Woolard. The living is a vicarage* in the diocese of Bath and Wells, value £180, in the patronage of the bishop. The church, dedicated to St. Mary, is a small edifice in the Gothic style, with square tower. The Wesleyans have a place of worship, and there is a National school. The charities produce about £75 per annum, being the rent of the church lands. There are traces in the parish of the Wandsdyke." From The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) Transcribed by Colin Hinson © 2003

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