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Nyland

"NYLAND, a parish in the hundred of Glaston-Twelve-Hides, county Somerset, 3 miles S.E. of Axbridge, and 6 N.W. of Wells. The parish, which is inconsiderable, includes the hamlet of Batcombe. It had a church, dedicated to St. Andrew, which King Kenewalch gave to Glastonbury Abbey in 670. It is now considered to belong to Glastonbury parish." From The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) Transcribed by Colin Hinson © 2003

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