Place:


Burleston  Dorset

 

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

BURLESTONE, a parish in Dorchester district, Dorset; on the river Piddle, 4 miles NNW of Moreton r. station, and 7 ENE of Dorchester. Post Town, Piddletown, under Dorchester. Acres, 374. Real property, £561. Pop., 45. Houses, 7. The living is a rectory, annexed to the rectory of Athelampstone, in the diocese of Salisbury.

Burleston through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/13553

Date accessed: 28th March 2017


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