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.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
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Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Rodden from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858. (Rodden)
Newspapers and Periodicals
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- Bath Chronicle and Weekly Gazette
- Taunton Courier, and Western Advertiser
- Western Gazette
- Wells Journal
- Somerset County Gazette
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