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Seavington St Michael

"SEAVINGTON ST. MICHAEL, a parish in the hundred of South Petherton, county Somerset, 3 miles N.E. of Ilminster, its post town, and 2 S.W. of South Petherton. The village, which is of small extent, is chiefly agricultural. The soil is in general a light sandy loam. Tho tithes have been commuted for a rent-charge of £132, and the glebe comprises 26 acres. The living is a rectory * with the curacy of Dinnington annexed, in the diocese of Bath and Wells, value £290. The church, dedicated to St. Michael, is an ancient stone structure, with a turret containing three bells. There is a National school for both sexes, also a Sunday-school. The manor belongs to Winchester College." From The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) Transcribed by Colin Hinson © 2003

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