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Isle Abbots

"ISLE ABBOTTS, a parish in the hundred of Abdick, county Somerset, 9 miles S. E. of Taunton, its post town, 5 N. of Ilminster, and 6 S.W. of Langport station, on the Yeovil branch of the Bristol and Exeter railway. The village, which is small, is situated on the river Isle, or Ivel, a branch of the Parret. The parish contains the hamlets of Stewley and Woodlands. The soil is clayey, and subsoil blue lias stone. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Bath and Wells, value £70, in the patronage' of the Dean and Chapter of Bristol. The church, dedicated to St. Mary, is an ancient stone structure, with a tower containing five bells. The church has been recently restored. The register dates from 1685. There is a school for both sexes, in which a Sunday-school is also held. The Baptists have a place of worship. John Flott, Esq., is lord of the manor." From The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) Transcribed by Colin Hinson © 2003

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