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"TREBOROUGH, a parish in the hundred of Carhampton, county Somerset, 18 miles W. of Taunton, its post town, and 6 W. of Williton railway station. The village belonged in ancient times to Cleeve Abbey, and supplied that institution with fuel. There is an extensive blue slate quarry and several lime pits. The living is a rectory* in the diocese of Bath and Wells, value £137. The church is dedicated to St. Peter. In the churchyard is an old cross. There is a parochial school for both sexes. Sir W. Trevelyan, Bart., is lord of the manor." From The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) Transcribed by Colin Hinson © 2003


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  • Treborough supplemented and prepared for publication by the Parish Survey Unit from original fieldwork and research by Edward F. Williams. 1990


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