Bishops Caundle  Dorset


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

CAUNDLE-BISHOP, or Bishops-Caundle, a parish in Sherborne district, Dorset; 4 miles S by E of Milborne-Port r. station, and 5 SE of Sherborne. It includes Caundle-Wake tything and Bishopsdown hamlet; and has a post office, of the name of Bishops-Caundle, under Sherborne. Acres, 1,397. Real property, of Caundle-Bishop only, £677. Pop., 371. Houses, 92. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £226.* Patron, G. D. W. Digby, Esq. The church is old, and has a tower. Charities, £13.

Bishops Caundle through time

Bishops Caundle 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 Bishops Caundle itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 23rd May 2018

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