Dunster  Somerset


In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Dunster like this:

Dunster, market town and par. with ry. sta., W. Somerset, 5 miles W. of Watchet, 3455 ac. (585 water), pop. 1126; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank. Market-day, Friday. In vicinity is Dunster Castle, built in the 16th century, on the site of an older work of the 11th century; 1 mile S. is Dunster Park.

Dunster through time

Dunster is now part of West Somerset district. Click here for graphs and data of how West Somerset has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Dunster itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Dunster in West Somerset | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 23rd August 2019

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