Fivehead (St. Martin)
FIVEHEAD (St. Martin), a parish, in the union of Langport, hundred of Abdick and Bulstone, W. division of Somerset, 5 miles (S. by W.) from Langport; containing 412 inhabitants. The living is a discharged vicarage, with that of Swell annexed, valued in the king's books at £7. 2. 8., and in the gift of the Dean and Chapter of Bristol, the appropriators of Fivehead: the vicar receives the great tithes of Swell. The great tithes of Fivehead have been commuted for £253, and the vicarial for £126. The church is a neat building with an embattled tower.