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Rodden, Somerset

Historical Description

Rodden, a parish in Somerset, 1½ mile E by S of Frome station on the G.W.R. Post town, Frome. Acreage, 967, population of the civil parish, 160; of the ecclesiastical, 211. Easthill House is a handsome seat in the neighbourhood. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Bath and Wells; gross value, £220 with residence. The church is good, and was thoroughly restored in 1889.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5


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Ancient CountySomersetshire 
Poor Law unionFrome 

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