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North Perrott, Somerset

Historical Description

Perrott, North, a parish, with a village, in Somerset, on the river Parret, adjacent to Dorsetshire, 2 miles ENE of Crewkerne station on the L. & S.W.R. Post town, Crewkerne; money order office, Haselbury Plucknett; telegraph office, Crewkerne. Acreage, 1281; population, 291. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Bath and Wells; net value, £270 with residence. The church is Later English, cruciform, and good, and has a tower. The district is noted for its fine breed of horned sheep.

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 parishNorth Perrot St. Martin 
Poor Law unionYeovil 

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.

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for North Perrott 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.

DistrictSouth Somerset
RegionSouth West
Postal districtTA18
Post TownCrewkerne