East Cranmore

"EAST CRANMORE, a parish in the hundred of Frome, in the county of Somerset, 4 miles E. of Shepton Mallet. It is situated under the Mendip hills, and contains several ancient quarries of oolitic stone, from which Wells Cathedral and Glastonbury Abbey were built. The living is a curacy in the diocese of Bath and Wells, annexed to West Cranmore." From The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) Transcribed by Colin Hinson © 2003


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