Meare, Somerset

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Meare is a village in Oxenpill, Somerset

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Location and coordinates are for the approximate centre of Meare within this administrative area. Geographic features and populated places may cross administrative borders.

Meare in historic gazetteers

Gazetteer of the British Isles (Edinburgh: Bartholomew, 1887). John Bartholomew

Meare, par. and vil. (ry. sta. Ashcott and Meare), Somerset, on river Brue, 3 miles NW. of Glastonbury, 8269 ac., pop. 1409; P.O.; the manor-house (now a farmhouse), of 14th century, was a frequent residence of the abbots of Glastonbury; the church is mainly of time of Edward II.

Meare in the Domesday Book

A village in Glastonbury hundred, in the county of Somerset.

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