HATCH, WEST, a parish, in the union of Taunton, hundred of North Curry, W. division of Somerset, 4¾ miles (S. E. by E.) from Taunton; containing 465 inhabitants. The living is annexed to the vicarage of North Curry. A rent-charge of £174. 18. is paid to the Dean and Chapter of Wells, as appropriators, and the vicarial tithes have been commuted for £42; the appropriate glebe contains 2r. 35p., and the vicarial upwards of 5 acres.