In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Stourton Caundle like this:
CAUNDLE-STOURTON, a parish in Sturminster district, Dorset; 3½ miles SE of Milborne-Port r. station, and 4½ WNW of Sturminstor. Post Town, Stalbridge, under Blandford. Acres, 1,975. Real property, with Lydlinch, Wake, and Stock-Gaylard, £8,445. Pop., 395. Houses, 94. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £48. Patron, Sir H. A. Hoare, Bart. The church is ancient, and has a tower. Bishop Mew was a native.
Stourton Caundle is now part of North Dorset district. Click here for graphs and data of how North Dorset has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Stourton Caundle itself, go to Units and Statistics.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Stourton Caundle in North Dorset | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 24th March 2017
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