"GOATHILL, a parish in the hundred of Horethorne, county Somerset, 3 miles S.E. of Sherborne, its post town, and station on the London and North-Western railway. The parish is of small extent, and there is no village, only a few farmhouses. Stone is quarried for building purposes. The tithes have been commuted for a rent- charge of £60. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Bath and Wells, value £90. The church is an ancient stone structure, dedicated to St. Peter. The register commences in 1699." From The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) Transcribed by Colin Hinson © 2003


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