Place:


Castleton  Dorset

 

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

CASTLETON, a parish in Sherborne district, Dorset; on the Yeovil and Salisbury railway, ¾ of a mile ENE of Sherborne. Post Town, Sherborne. Acres, 69. Real property, £581. Pop., 59. Houses, 13. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £81. Patron, G. D. W. Digby, Esq. A fair is held on the Wednesday before Holy Thursday.

Castleton through time

Castleton 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 Castleton itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/13567

Date accessed: 25th May 2017


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