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Clandown, Somerset

Historical Description

Clandown, an ecclesiastical parish in Somerset, formed in 1849 out of the parish of Midsomer Norton, 1 mile from Radstock station on the G.W.R. Post town, Bath. Population, 1127. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Bath and Wells; value, £189. Patron, the Vicar of Midsomer Norton. The church was restored in 1873. There are Wesleyan and Primitive Methodist chapels.

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.


Online maps of Clandown 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.

CountyBath and North East Somerset
RegionSouth West
Postal districtBA3
Post TownRadstock