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Wanstrow

"WANSTROW, a parish in the hundred of Frome, county Somerset, 6 miles S.W. of Frome, its post town, and a quarter of a mile from the Wanstrow railway station. The village is situated on the high road from Bruton to Frome. The parish includes the hamlet of Weston. The soil is clayey, with a subsoil of clay. There is a small extent of common. The living is a rectory* in the diocese of Bath and Wells, value £325. The church is dedicated to St. Mary. There is a National school for both sexes, at which a Sunday-school is held, and the Wesleyans have a chapel. Mrs. C. S. Clarke is lady of the manor." From The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) Transcribed by Colin Hinson © 2003
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Churches

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Description and Travel

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Gazetteers

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Historical Geography

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Societies

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