Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for Kelston (or Kelweston)

Kelston (or Kelweston), par. and vil. with ry. sta. (for Saltford), in NE. of Somerset, on river Avon, 4 miles NW. of Bath, 1095 ac., pop. 185; P.O.; the church contains the tombs of Sir John Harrington (1561-1612), poet, and Henry Harrington (1729-1816), musician, founder of the Harmonic Society. Kelston Round Hill is 730 ft. high; in vicinity of vil. is the seat of Kelston Park.


(John Bartholomew, Gazetteer of the British Isles (1887))

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "parish and village with railway station"   (ADL Feature Type: "populated places")
Administrative units: Kelston AP/CP       Somerset AncC
Place names: KELSTON     |     KELSTON OR KELWESTON     |     KELWESTON
Place: Kelston

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