Chilton-Cantilo (St. James)

CHILTON-CANTILO (St. James), a parish, in the union of Yeovil, forming a detached portion of the hundred of Houndsborough, Barwick, and Coker, but locally in that of Horethorne, E. division of Somerset, 4 miles (N. by E.) from Yeovil; containing, with the chapelry of Nether Adbeer, 134 inhabitants. It comprises 616 acres, and is washed on its western boundary by the river Yeo. The living is a discharged rectory, valued in the king's books at £9. 11. 5½.; net income, £260; patrons, the Goodford family.

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

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