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"TELLISFORD, a parish in the hundred of Wellow, county Somerset, 6 miles N.E. of Frome, its post town, and 6 S.W. of Freshford railway station. The village is situated at the bridge over the river Frome, which here separates this county from that of Wiltshire. About a third part of the village was burnt in 1785. The soil consists of clay and loam. In the vicinity is a fulling mill. The living is a rectory* in the diocese of Bath and Wells, value £173. The church, dedicated to All Saints, is an ancient structure with a tower containing three bells, and has recently been restored. The parochial charities produce about £4 per annum. There is a school with a small endowment." From The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) Transcribed by Colin Hinson © 2003


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