Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for FLAXBOURTON

FLAXBOURTON, a parish in Bedminster district, Somerset; on the Bristol-and Exeter railway, at Bourton r. station, 5½ miles WSW of Bristol. It has a post office designated Flaxbourton, Somerset. Acres, 621. Real property, £2, 849. Pop., 215. Houses, 42. The property is much subdivided. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Bath and Wells. Value, £90. Patron, the Rector of Nailsea. The church has a fine doorway, and is very good.


(John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72))

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "a parish"   (ADL Feature Type: "countries, 4th order divisions")
Administrative units: Long Ashton PLU/RegD       Somerset AncC
Place: Flax Bourton

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