Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for BUTCOMBE

BUTCOMBE, a parish in Axbridge district, Somerset; near the river Yeo, 5 miles SE of Nailsea r. station, and 8 NE of Axbridge. Post Town, Chew Stoke, under Bristol. Acres, 983. Real property, £1,582. Pop., 223. Houses, 52. The property is much subdivided. Butcombe Court is a chief residence. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Bath and Wells. Value, £248. Patron, the Rev. W. H. Cartwright. The church is very ancient, and in fair condition.


(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: Butcombe AP/CP       Axbridge PLU/RegD       Somerset AncC
Place: Butcombe

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