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"LAMYATT, a parish in the hundred of Whitstone, county Somerset, 3 miles S. of Evercreech, its post town, and 2 N. of the Bruton railway station. The village, which is small, is wholly agricultural. The chief part of the land is in pasture. The soil consists of loam and clay. There are quarries of stone for building. The tithes have been commuted for a rent-charge of £200. The living is a rectory* in the diocese of Bath and Wells, value £266. The church, dedicated to SS. Mary and John, is an ancient stone structure, with a tower containing three bells. The register dates from 1613. There is a National school for both sexes, in which a Sunday-school is also held. In the neighbourhood is Creech Hill, a work of the Saxons. E. B. Napier, 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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