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Thorne-Falcon (Holy Cross)

THORNE-FALCON (Holy Cross), a parish, in the union of Taunton, hundred of North Curry, W. division of Somerset, 3½ miles (E. by S.) from Taunton; containing 266 inhabitants. The living is a rectory, valued in the king's books at £14. 10., and in the gift of J. Batten, Esq.: the tithes have been commuted for £140, and the glebe comprises 73 acres.

Transcribed from A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858.