Pylle  Somerset


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

PYLLE, a village and a parish in Shepton-Mallett district, Somerset. The village stands near the Somerset and Dorset railway, 3½ miles S by W of Shepton-Mallett; and has a station with telegraph on the railway . The parish comprises 1,055 acres; and its post town is Shepton-Mallett. Real property, £1, 594. Pop., 207. Houses, 36. The manor belongs to Lord Portman. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Bath and Wells. Value, £181.* Patron, Lord Portman. The church is old, and consists of nave, transept, and chancel, with porch and tower. There is a Wesleyan chapel.

Pylle through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 26th January 2022

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