"NYLAND, a parish in the hundred of Glaston-Twelve-Hides, county Somerset, 3 miles S.E. of Axbridge, and 6 N.W. of Wells. The parish, which is inconsiderable, includes the hamlet of Batcombe. It had a church, dedicated to St. Andrew, which King Kenewalch gave to Glastonbury Abbey in 670. It is now considered to belong to Glastonbury parish." From The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) Transcribed by Colin Hinson © 2003
The section of The National Gazetteer (1868) relating to this parish - transcribed by Colin Hinson.
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- The Ordnance Survey 1:10560 County Series 2nd edition (c.1900) map of the area provided by Somerset Heritage Centre.
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