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"YARLINGTON, a parish in the hundred of Bruton, county Somerset, 3 miles S. of Castle Carey, 3 W. of Wincanton, and 4 S.E. of Bruton railway station. It contains the tything of Lower Woolston, and an eminence called Godshill, on the south-western declivity of which is a double-intrenched camp. Near the church are remains of a seat of the Berkeley family. The soil is a light sandy loam on a substratum of sandstone rock. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Bath and Wells, value £350. The church is dedicated to St. Mary. The register commences in 1656. There is a Sunday-school. A fair is held on the 26th August for cattle, horses, and sheep. F. Rogers, Esq., of Westbury, is lord of the manor and principal landowner." From The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) Transcribed by Colin Hinson © 2003


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