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Charlcombe, Somerset

Historical Description

Charlcombe, a parish in Somerset, near the G.W.R., 1½ mile N of Bath, which is the post town. Acreage, 769; population of the civil parish, 646; of the ecclesiastical, 597. Waterworks are here for supplying the city of Bath. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Bath and Wells; net value, £187 with residence. The church is ancient and curious, but good, and the churchyard contains a very old yew-tree. There is also an Early Norman or Saxon font.

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 parishCharlcombe St. Mary 
HundredHampton and Claverton 
Poor Law unionBath 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

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Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Visitations Heraldic

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CountyBath and North East Somerset
RegionSouth West
Postal districtBA1
Post TownBath