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Combe Hay, Somerset

Historical Description

Combe Hay or Combhay, a parish in Somerset, on the Fosse Way and the Radstock Canal, 4 miles SSW of Bath. Post town, Bath; money order and telegraph office, Bath. Acreage, 1054; population, 190. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Bath and Wells; value, £210. The church is good, and the churchyard contains the grave of the poet Can'ington, author of " Dartmoor."

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 unionBath 

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Visitations Heraldic

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CountyBath and North East Somerset
RegionSouth West
Postal districtBA2
Post TownBath