Tintinhull


Tintinhull

"This article is about a village in England. For the Australian village, see Tintinhull, New South Wales."infobox UK place
country = England
latitude= 50.97361
longitude= -2.71484
official_name= Tintinhull
population = 970 (2001)
shire_district= South Somerset
shire_county = Somerset
region= South West England
constituency_westminster= Yeovil
post_town= YEOVIL
postcode_district = BA22
postcode_area= BA
dial_code= 01935
os_grid_reference= ST497195

Tintinhull is a village and civil parish close to the A303 near Yeovil, convert|2.5|mi|km|0|lk=on south west of Ilchester, in Somerset, England. The village is on the Fosse Way.

The village was mentioned in the Domesday Book of 1086. [cite web|url=http://www.tintinhull-localhistory.org.uk/html/normans.html|title=Normans|publisher=Tintinhull Local History Group|accessdate=2008-08-06] The surrounding landscape shows evidence of 2000 years of farming.

As well as a school of 91 pupils, Tintinhull has a church, park, swimming pool and other amenities.

Architecture

Most of the buildings are honey coloured Ham stone. These include several 16th–18th century buildings including the 17th century Tintinhull House [cite web |url=http://www.imagesofengland.org.uk/Details/Default.aspx?id=425669 |title=Tintinhull House |accessdate=2008-03-17 |format= |work=Images of England ] at Tintinhull Garden which is now National Trust property.

The Church of St Margaret has origins in the 13th century and has been designaed by English Heritage as a grade I listed building, [cite web |url=http://www.imagesofengland.org.uk/Details/Default.aspx?id=426090 |title=Church of St Margaret |accessdate=2008-03-17 |format= |work=Images of England ] as has the old parsonage which is now called Tintinhull Court. [cite web |url=http://www.imagesofengland.org.uk/Details/Default.aspx?id=426254 |title=Tintinhull Court |accessdate=2008-03-17 |format= |work=Images of England ]

References

External links

* [http://www.tintinhull-localhistory.org.uk/ Tintinhull Local History Group]
* [http://www.somerset.gov.uk/archives/maps/os62htm/8207.htm map of the village c1900]


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