Charlton Horethorne, Somerset

Historical Description

Charlton-Horethorne, a parish in Somerset, 1½ mile N of Milbome-Port railway station, and 5½ miles SW of Win-canton. Post and money order office, Sherborne; telegraph office, Milborne-Port railway station. Acreage, 2380; population, 456. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Bath and Wells; value, £314 with residence. The church was restored in 1846, and again in 1863; a lych gate was erected in 1888. There is a Wesleyan chapel. Some antiquities, including a bark coffin and some flint implements, have been found in the neighbourhood.

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

Administration

The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient County Somersetshire
Ecclesiastical parish Charlton-Horethorne St. Peter And St. Paul
Hundred Horethorne
Poor Law union Wincanton

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Church Records

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Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Visitations Heraldic

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DistrictSouth Somerset
CountySomerset
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland
Postal districtDT9
Post TownSherborne