Woolverton (St. Lawrence)

WOOLVERTON (St. Lawrence), a parish, in the union and hundred of Frome, E. division of Somerset, 4½ miles (N. by E.) from Frome; containing 158 inhabitants. This parish, which is situated on the river Frome, comprises about 700 acres. The soil is generally thin and light, but in the meadows on the banks of the river of richer quality 3 the surface has a gentle ascent from the stream towards the west, and the higher grounds command some pleasing views. The living is a discharged rectory, consolidated with that of Road, and valued in the king's books at £7. 1. 3.

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

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