In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Lamyat like this:
LAMYATT, a parish, with a village, in Shepton-Mallet district, Somerset; 2 miles N of Bruton r. station, and 1 SE of Evercreech station. Post-town, Evercreech, under Bath. Acres, 1,000. Real property, £2,612. Pop., 290. Houses, 49. The property is subdivided. The manor belongs to E. B. Napier, Esq. ...
Creech Hill consists of oolite, and was a Saxon stronghold. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Bath and Wells. Value, £266. * Patrons, Trustees. The church is later English; was internally restored in 1853; and consists of nave and chancel, with porch and tower. There is a national school. A Wesleyan chapel was built in 1865-6.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Lamyat, in Mendip and Somerset | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 28th March 2017
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