North Perrott, Somerset

Historical Description

Perrott, North, a parish, with a village, in Somerset, on the river Parret, adjacent to Dorsetshire, 2 miles ENE of Crewkerne station on the L. & S.W.R. Post town, Crewkerne; money order office, Haselbury Plucknett; telegraph office, Crewkerne. Acreage, 1281; population, 291. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Bath and Wells; net value, £270 with residence. The church is Later English, cruciform, and good, and has a tower. The district is noted for its fine breed of horned sheep.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England and Wales, 1894-5


Ancient County Somersetshire
Hundred Houndsborough
Poor Law union Yeovil

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

Directories & Gazetteers

Transcript of the entry for Perrot, North (St. Martin) from Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, 1848


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Newspapers and Periodicals

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Visitations Heraldic

The Visitation of Somersetshire, 1623 is available on the Heraldry page.