Northover, Somerset

Historical Description

Northover, a parish, with a village, in Somerset, on the river Ivel and the Fosse Way, suburban to Ilchester, 5 miles from Martock station on the G.W.R., and 5½ from Yeovil station on the South-Western railway. Post town, Ilchester. Acreage, 435; population, 79. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Bath and Wells; net value, £69 with residence. The church is old but good, and consists of nave, small transept, and chancel, with a tower; it was well restored in 1878.

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 Northover St. Andrew
Hundred Tintinhull
Poor Law union Yeovil

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Church Records

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Visitations Heraldic

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DistrictMendip
CountySomerset
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland
Postal districtBA6
Post TownGlastonbury