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Luccombe  Somerset

 

In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Luccombe like this:

LUCKHAM, or LUCOMBE, a village and a parish in Williton district, Somerset. The village stands 4 miles SW of Minehead, and 11 W of Watchet r. station. The parish contains also the hamlets of West Luckham, Doverhays, and Horner. Post town, Minehead, under Taunton. Acres, 4,126: of which 20 are water. ...


Real property, £1,369. Pop., 474. Houses, 107. The property is divided chiefly among three. The manor belongs to Sir T. D. Acland, Bart. Iron ore was formerly worked. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Bath and Wells. Value, £417.* Patron, Sir T. D. Acland, Bart. The church is early English; and consists of nave, aisle, and chancel, with porch and tower. Charities, £4.

Luccombe through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/13071

Date accessed: 26th June 2017


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