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Downside

"DOWNSIDE, a tything in the parish of Midsomer Norton, county of Somerset, 2 miles N.E. of Shepton Mallet. The living is a curacy in the diocese of Bath and Wells, value £65, in the patronage of the vicar. There is a Dissenting chapel, believed to be one of the oldest in this part of the country. St. Gregory's College is a Roman Catholic institution." From The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) Transcribed by Colin Hinson © 2003

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