Place:


Godmanstone  Dorset

 

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

GODMANSTONE, a village and a parish in Dorchester district, Dorset. The village stands on the river Cerne, 2½ miles NE of Grimstone and Frampton r. station, and 2½ S by E of Cerne-Abbas; and has a post office under Dorchester. The parish comprises 1, 154 acres. Real property, with Nether Cerne, £2, 204. Pop., 175. Houses, 41. The property is mostly in one estate. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Salisbury. Valne, £250.* Patron, the Rev. F. A. Baker. The church is partly Norman, chiefly perpendicular, with a tower; and was recently repaired.

Godmanstone through time

Godmanstone 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 Godmanstone itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/13639

Date accessed: 18th October 2017


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