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East Cranmore, Somerset

Historical Description

Cranmore, East, a parish in Somerset, under the Mendip Hills, near Cranmore station on the G.W.R., and 4 miles E of Shepton-Mallet. Post town, West Cranmore, under Shepton-Mallet. Acreage, 1059; population, 112. The living is a perpetual curacy, annexed to the vicarage of Doulting, jn the diocese of Bath and Wells. Cranmore Hall, the seat of the Paget family, is in this parish. The church was rebuilt in 1850.

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 parishEast Cranmore St. James 
Poor Law unionShepton-Mallet 

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

Church Records, in association with Somerset Archives & Local Studies, have images of the Parish Registers for Somerset online.

Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for East Cranmore from the following:


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Newspapers and Periodicals

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Visitations Heraldic

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

RegionSouth West
Postal districtBA4
Post TownShepton Mallet