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Place name County Entry Source Blackmoor Vale Somerset Blackmoor Vale , valley of river Cale, on borders of Somerset and Dorset, extending SE. from Wincanton. Bartholomew BLACKMOOR-VALE Dorset
BLACKMOOR-VALE , the valley of the Cale river, on the mutual border of Somerset and Dorset; southsouth-eastward from Wincanton Imperial CALE (The) Dorset
rises near Wincanton; and runs about 12 miles southward, along the vale of Blackmoor, to the river Stour, near Sturminster. Imperial CHESELBORNE, or Chesilborne Dorset Blackmoor Vale harriers. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £254.* Patron, Lord Rivers. The church Imperial MAPPOWDER Dorset Blackmoor Vale harriers. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £390. Patron, G. D. W. Digby Imperial POINTINGTON Somerset Blackmoor-Vale fox-hounds. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Bath and Wells. Value, £200.* Patron Imperial PULHAM Dorset Blackmoor Vale harriers. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £350.* Patron, the Rev. T. F. M. Halsey Imperial WINCANTON Somerset vale of Blackmoor; and has a post-office‡ under Bath, a r. station with telegraph, two banking offices, two chief Imperial
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