Forscote (St. James)
FORSCOTE (St. James), a parish, in the union of Frome, hundred of Wellow, E. division of Somerset, 7½ miles (S. S. W.) from Bath; containing 84 inhabitants. There are some mills on the banks of a stream which runs through the parish. The living is a discharged rectory, valued in the king's books at £4. 19. 2., and in the gift of Sir John Smyth, Bart.: the tithes have been commuted for £105, and the glebe comprises 40 acres. The church is a small neat edifice.