Knowle St Giles  Somerset


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Knowle St Giles like this:

KNOWLE-ST. GILES, a parish in Chard district, Somerset; on the Chard canal, 2 miles NE by N of Chard r. station. Post town, Chard. Acres, 540. Real property, with Chaffcombe, £2, 896. Rated property of K. alone, £733. Pop., 104. Houses, 22. The manor and most of the property belong to Earl Poulett. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Bath and Wells. Valne, £72. Patron, the Bishop of London. The church is plain and good, and has a bell turret.

Knowle St Giles through time

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

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Knowle St Giles in South Somerset | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 17th October 2019

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