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Horton, Somerset

Historical Description

Horton, a tithing in Ilminster parish, Somerset, 1½ mile WNW of Ilminster. It has a post office under Ilminster.

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

Church Records, in association with Somerset Archives & Local Studies, have images of the Parish Registers for Somerset online.


Church of England

St. Peter

The church of St. Peter, consecrated in 1900, is a building of stone with Bath stone dressings, and seating 150 persons; it is served by the clergy of the parish church of St. Mary, Ilminster, and has an attached burial ground.


Online maps of Horton are available from a number of sites:

Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Somerset papers online:

Visitations Heraldic

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

DistrictSouth Somerset
RegionSouth West
Postal districtTA19
Post TownIlminster