Place:South Brewham, Somerset, England

NameSouth Brewham
Coordinates51.123997°N 2.402229°W
Located inSomerset, England
Also located inBrewham, Somerset, England    


Historical Descriptions

1822 - Christopher and John Greenwood

A parish in the hundred of Bruton, 3 miles E. N. E. from Brewton ; containing 97 inhabited houses, and as many families, the whole of whom are employed in agriculture. The village is situated in a narrow vale by the side of the river Brew, over which there is a stone bridge of one arch. The church consists of a nave, chancel, north aisle, and porch, with a tower containing three bells. The living is a curacy ; Rev. John Dampier, incumbent; instituted 1813. Population, 1801, 470 — 1811, 508 — 1821, 600.

1929 - Somerset by George Woosung Wade & Joseph Henry Wade

Brewham, South, a village 3 m. N.E. of Bruton. It lies in a dell through which flows the Brue (whence its name). The church, chiefly Perp., is not of much interest, though beneath the tower at the S.W. corner is a doorway of rough construction but peculiar character; near it is a stoup. In the churchyard is a cross and an old font. North Brewham is a small hamlet ½ m. away.

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