Other current and historical names
Location and coordinates are for the approximate centre of Ilchester within this administrative area. Geographic features and populated places may cross administrative borders.
Gazetteer of the British Isles (Edinburgh: Bartholomew, 1887). John Bartholomew
Ilchester, par. and vil., mid. Somerset, on river Yeo, 5 miles NW. of Yeovil, 653 ac., pop. 683; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank. Market-day, Wednesday. Ilchester is of ancient origin, and was at one time the chief town in Somerset. It was the birthplace of Roger Bacon (1214-1292), Franciscan monk and philosopher, and gives the title of earl to family of Fox Strangways.
A village in Tintinhull hundred, in the county of Somerset.
Two manors recorded in Domesday.