In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Caundle Marsh like this:
CAUNDLE-MARSH, a parish in Sherborne district, Dorset; 3¾ miles S by W of Milborne-Port r. station, and 4 SE of Sherborne. Post Town, Bishops-Caundle, under Sherborne. Acres, 792. Real property, 1,128. Pop., 84. Houses, 16. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £143. Patron, Sir H. A. Hoare, Bart.
Caundle Marsh 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 Caundle Marsh itself, go to Units and Statistics.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Caundle Marsh in West Dorset | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 28th April 2017
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