Charlton-Mackrel (St. Martin)

CHARLTON-MACKREL (St. Martin), a parish, in the union of Langport, hundred of Somerton, W. division of Somerset, 3 miles (E.) from Somerton; containing 405 inhabitants. It is bounded on the south by the river Cary, across which is a bridge of two arches, on the line of a modern road that passes along the course of the Roman fosse-way. The living is a rectory, valued in the king's books at £16. 0. 2½.; net income, £499; patron and incumbent, the Rev. W. T. P. Brymer. The church is a handsome edifice, in the ancient style of English architecture, repaired and embellished at the expense of the present incumbent.

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

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