Place:


Coombe Keynes  Dorset

 

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

COOMBE-KEYNES, a parish in Wareham district, Dorset; 2 miles S of Wool r. station, and 5½ WSW of Wareham. Post town, Wool, under Wareham. Acres, 2, 004. Real property, with Wool, £3, 743. Pop., 163. Houses, 30. The property is all in one estate. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £95. Patron, J. Weld, Esq. The church, with the exception of the tower, was rebuilt in 1862; consists of nave and chancel; and is in the early English style.

Coombe Keynes through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/13618

Date accessed: 22nd November 2017


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