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Newton St Loe, Somerset

Historical Description

Newton St Loe, a village and a parish in Somerset. The village stands near a bridge over the river Avon, 2 miles WNW of Twerton station on the G.W.R., and 3½ W of Bath; is a beautiful place, and has a post office under Saltford; money order and telegraph office, Twerton-on-Avon. Acreage of parish, 1593; population, 392. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Bath and Wells; net value, £270 with residence. Patron, Earl Temple. The church is Later English; has been restored and enlarged; consists of nave, aisles, and chancel, with two porches and a tower; has all its windows of stained glass; and contains some handsome tablets to the Langton family. The churchyard contains a handsome monument to Capt. E. G. Langton. A large club-room was erected in the village in 1886 by Earl Temple.

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 parishNewton St. Loe Holy Trinity 
Poor Law unionKeynsham 

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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 districtBA2
Post TownBath