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"WHEATHILL, a parish in the hundred of Whitley, county Somerset, 4 miles S.W. of Castle-Cary. It is situated on the road from Castle-Cary to Somerton, near the river Brue. The springs in the vicinity are impregnated with sulphur. There is no village, only two or three farmhouses. The living is a rectory* in the diocese of Bath and Wells, value £105. The church is dedicated to St. John the Baptist." From The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) Transcribed by Colin Hinson © 2003


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