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Croscombe

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"CROSCOMBE, a parish in the hundred of Whitstone, in the county of Somerset, 2 miles N.W. of Shepton Mallet, and 4 from Wells. It is situated on the river Brae. It was formerly a market town, but is now a small agricultural village. The living is a rectory* in the diocese of Bath and Wells, value £222, in the patronage of Miss Eliza Wylie. The church is dedicated to St. Mary, near which is an ancient cross. The charities amount to £32 per annum. In the vicinity is Maesbury-Castle camp. A fair is held on the 25th March." From The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) Transcribed by Colin Hinson © 2003
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