Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for FROME (The)

FROME (The), a river of Somerset. It rises among the Mendip hills; describes the segment of a circle, with the convexity facing the south-east; makes an entire run of about 20 miles, -about 4 or 5 of which are on the boundary with Wilts; and goes past Frome town, to the Avon at Bath.

(John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72))

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "a river"   (ADL Feature Type: "rivers")
Administrative units: Somerset AncC
Place names: FROME     |     FROME THE     |     THE FROME
Place: Frome

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