Ilchester sentence example
- Ilchester has lost the importance it once possessed, and had in 1901 a population of only 564, but its historical interest is considerable.
- Ilchester (Cair Pensavelcoit, Ischalis, Ivelcestre, Yevelchester) was a fortified British settlement, and subsequently a military station of the Romans, whose Fosse Way passed through it.
- The bailiffs of Ilchester are mentioned before 1230.
- Ilchester was the centre of the county administration from the reign of Edward III.