Place:


Orchard Portman  Somerset

 

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

ORCHARD-PORTMAN, a parish in Taunton district, Somerset; 2 miles S S E of Taunton r. station. Post.town, Taunton. Acres, 635. Real property, £952. Pop., 66. Houses, 13. The property belongs to Lord Portman; and Orchard-Portman House is Lord P.'s seat. The parish is a meet for the Blackdown hounds. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Bath and Wells. Value, not reported. Patron, Lord Portman. The church is later English, in good condition; and consists of nave and chancel, with porch and tower. Charities, £10.

Orchard Portman through time

Orchard Portman is now part of Taunton Deane district. Click here for graphs and data of how Taunton Deane has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Orchard Portman itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Orchard Portman, in Taunton Deane and Somerset | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/13131

Date accessed: 06th December 2019


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