In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Long Sutton like this:
SUTTON (Long), a parish, with a village and two hamlets, in Langport district, Somerset; 3 miles N by E of Martock r. station, and 4 ESE of Langport. It has a post-office under Langport. Acres, 3,955. Real property, £7,540. Pop., 958. Houses, 200. The manor belongs to the Duke of Devonshire. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Bath and Wells. Value, £229.* Patrons, the Dean and Chapter of Wells. The church is later English. There are a Quakers' chapel, and a national school.
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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Long Sutton in South Somerset | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 29th September 2016
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