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"PUCKINGTON, a parish in the hundred of Abdick, county Somerset, 3 miles N.E. of Ilminster, its post town, and 6 W. of the Martock station on the Yeovil branch of the Bristol and Exeter railway. The village, which is of small extent, is situated on the river Isle, and is chiefly agricultural. The soil is clay, with a subsoil of limestone. The parish includes the hamlet of Little Puckington. The living is a rectory* in the diocese of Bath and Wells, value £234. The church, dedicated to St. Andrew, has a tower containing a clock and five bells. The register dates from 1693. The church was restored in 1857. There is a day school for both sexes, also a Sunday-school held in the church schoolroom. Lord Portman is lord of the manor and principal landowner." From The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) Transcribed by Colin Hinson © 2003




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