Stone Easton, Somerset

Historical Description

Stone Easton, a parish, with a village, in Somerset, under the Mendip Hills, 4½ miles W by S of Radstock, and 2 from Hallatrow station on the G.W.R. It has a post office under Bath; money order office, Chewton Mendip; telegraph office, Paulton. Acreage, 1430; population of the civil parish, 373; of the ecclesiastical, 935. The living is a vicarage, united with Farrington Gurney, in the diocese of Bath and Wells; gross value, £120 with residence. The church is ancient, and was thoroughly restored in 1891.

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
Hundred Chewton
Poor Law union Clutton

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Church Records

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Visitations Heraldic

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