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"TOLLAND, a parish in the hundred of Taunton, county Somerset, 4 miles N.E. of Wiveliscombe, its post town, and 10 from Taunton. The village is situated on the liver Tone. The soil is clayey, with a subsoil of limestone, which is quarried. The living is a rectory* in the diocese of Bath and Wells, value £181. The church is dedicated to St. John the Baptist. The parochial charities produce about 5s. per annum. There are a school for both sexes, and a Sunday-school." From The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) Transcribed by Colin Hinson © 2003


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