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Elworthy

"ELWORTHY, a parish in the hundred of Williton and Freemanners, county Somerset, 5 miles S.E. of Watchet, and 12 W. of Taunton, its post town. The Trowbridge station of the West Somerset railway is 3 miles to the N. of the village. On Willett Hill, in this parish, is a lofty tower, from the summit of which is obtained an extensive prospect over the Bristol Channel and the surrounding country. The living is a rectory* in the diocese of Bath and Wells, value £300. The church is a small edifice, dedicated to St. Martin. There is a National school for both sexes. John Blommart, Esq., is lord of the manor. Willett House is the principal residence. On Brendon Hill, about a mile from the village, are the Elworthy Burroughs, a British encampment, and several tumuli." From The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) Transcribed by Colin Hinson © 2003

Cemeteries

  • St Martin, Elworthy Lane, Church of England

Churches

  • St Martin, Elworthy Lane, Church of England

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Description and Travel

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Gazetteers

Historical Geography

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Societies

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