Place:


Frome Vauchurch  Dorset

 

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

FROOME-VAUCHURCH, a parish in Dorchester district, Dorset; on the river Frome and on the Dorchester and Yeovil railway, near Evershot r. station, 5½ miles WNW of Cerne-Abbas. Post town, Evershot, under Dorchester. Acres, 614. Real property, £1, 077. Pop., 171. Houses, 41. The property is divided among a few. The living is a rectory, united with the rectory of Batcombe, in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £411.* Patrons, the Duke of Cleveland and the Dowager Countess of Sandwich. The church is tolerable.

Frome Vauchurch through time

Frome Vauchurch 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 Frome Vauchurch itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/13637

Date accessed: 29th May 2017


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