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Heathfield (St. John the Baptist)

HEATHFIELD (St. John the Baptist), a parish, in the union of Taunton, hundred of Taunton and Taunton-Dean, W. division of Somerset, 5¼ miles (W. N. W.) from Taunton; containing 146 inhabitants. The living is a rectory, valued in the king's books at £9. 1. 8., and in the gift of the family of Cornish: the tithes have been commuted for £178, and the glebe comprises 62 acres.

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