General Books publication date: 2009 Original publication date: 1875 Notes: This is a black and white OCR reprint of the original. It has no illustrations and there may be typos or missing text. When you buy the General Books edition of this book you get free trial access to Million-Books.com where you can select from more than a million books for free. Excerpt: The area is 292 acres; rateable value, £664; and the population in 1871 was 25. LULLINGTON is a small parish and village, 118 mile from London, 2| north-by-east from Frome railway station, in the Eastern division of the county, hundred, union, county court district, and rural deanery of Frome, Wells archdeaconry, and diocese of Bath and Wells. The church of All Saints (restored and enlarged in 1862) is an old stone building, believed to be of the period of King Stephen, though certain portions of the edifice indicate signs of a much earlier foundation; it has a chancel, nave, tower with 1 fine bell, and porch: there is a fine old font, also Early Norman, with this inscription encircling it: " Hoc fontis sacro pereunt delicta lavacro," and an organ: the church presents some beautiful specimens of architecture, the nave is Transition from Norman to Early English, the transept (which was formerly a chapel and contains a piscina) from Early English to Decorated, and the chancel from Decorated to Perpendicular; inserted in the wall of the vestry is a stone slah, discovered during restoration, supposed to be the lid of a coffin, and is said by many antiquarians to be of adate not later than 1085: there are several stained windows; one under the tower, of two lights, representing St. John and the Virgin. The register dates from the year 1712. The living is a vicarage, annexed to the rectory of Orchard Leigh, gross yearly value £310, in the gift of William Duckworth, esq., J. p., of Orchard Leigh Park, and held by the Rev. Arthur Drummond Wilkins, M. a., late Fellow of New College, Oxford. Here is a Church of...
|Book:||Somersetshire, Ed. By E.R. Kelly (a Repr. Of The Description Of The Places As Given In The Post Office Directory). (County Topogr.).|
|Author:||Edward Robert Kelly|
|Publisher:||General Books LLC|
|Number of Pages:||314|
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