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"FOXCOTE, a parish in the hundred of Wellow, county Somerset, 6 miles N.W. of Frome, and 8 S.W. of Bath, its post town. The Bath canal passes in the vicinity. There are several mills on the rivulet which runs through the parish. The living is a rectory* in the diocese of Bath and Wells, value £150. The church is a stone edifice of recent date, dedicated to St. James. The tithes have been commuted for a rent-charge." From The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) Transcribed by Colin Hinson © 2003

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