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Hinton St George

"HINTON ST. GEORGE, a parish in the hundred of Crewkerne, county Somerset, 3 miles N.W. of Crewkerne, and 4 from Ilminster, its post town. It anciently belonged to the Powtnels and Denebands, from whom it came to the Pouletts. From the higher lands is a view of both channels. The village, which is considerable, is chiefly agricultural. Hinton Park is the seat of Earl Poulett, who takes hence the title of viscount. The living is a rectory* in the diocese of Bath and Wells, value £197. The church, dedicated to St. George, is a fine structure, containing several interesting monuments of the Poulett family. The parochial charities produce about £68 per annum, including the endowment of the almshouses. There is a village school. Earl Poulett is lord of the manor." From The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) Transcribed by Colin Hinson © 2003


  • St George, Church Street, Church of England


  • St George, Church Street, Church of England

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