Place:


Lamyat  Somerset

 

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.

Lamyat through time

Lamyat is now part of Mendip district. Click here for graphs and data of how Mendip has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Lamyat itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Lamyat, in Mendip and Somerset | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/13015

Date accessed: 30th April 2017


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