Burton-Pynsent

BURTON-PYNSENT, a tything, in the parishes of Curry-Rivell, Drayton, and Fivehead, union of Langport, hundred of Abdick and Bulstone, W. division of Somerset; containing 43 inhabitants. The mansion here, which was the residence of the celebrated Earl of Chatham, who had the title of Viscount Pitt of Burton-Pynsent, has been taken down.

Transcribed from A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, 7th edition, published in 1848.

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