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Tellisford or Telsford, Somerset

Historical Description

Tellisford or Telsford, a parish in Somerset, 4 miles S ly E of Freshford station on the G.W.R. Post town, Bath; money order and telegraph office, Road. Acreage, 698; population, 62. There is a flock-mill. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Bath and Wells; net value, £190 with residence. The church is in the Gothic style, and has been restored.

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


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

Ancient CountySomersetshire 
Ecclesiastical parishTellisford All Saints 
Poor Law unionFrome 

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