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Charterhouse on Mendip, Somerset

Historical Description

Charterhouse-on-Mendip, a locality in Somerset, adjacent to Blagdon parish, 5 miles E by N of Axbridge. Acreage, 2457; population, 73. It had anciently a cell to Witham Carthusian priory.

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 
Poor Law unionAxbridge 

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

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Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Charterhouse on Mendip from the following:

Newspapers and Periodicals

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Visitations Heraldic

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