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Shepton Beauchamp

"SHEPTON BEAUCHAMP, a parish in the hundred of South Petherton, county Somerset, 4 miles N.E. of Ilminster, its post town, and about the same distance W. of Marlock station on the Yeovil branch of the Bristol and Exeter railway. The village, which is of small extent, is chiefly agricultural. The soil consists of a sandy loam upon a subsoil of limestone. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Bath and Wells, value £373. The church, dedicated to St. Michael, has a tower containing a clock and six bells. The parochial charities produce about £40 per annum. There is a National school for both sexes, in which a Sunday-school is also held. The Wesleyans have a place of worship." From The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) Transcribed by Colin Hinson © 2003



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