Place:


Gussage St Michael  Dorset

 

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

GUSSAGE-ST. MICHAEL, a parish in Wimborne district, Dorset; 5 miles W by S of Cranborne, and 6¼ NE of Spetisbury r. station. It includes Sutton hamlet; and its post town is Gussage, under Cranborne. Acres, 2, 882. Real property, £2, 435. Pop., 311. Houses, 57. There are extensive ancient earthworks. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £393.* Patron, Lord Portman. The church has an embattled tower, and is good.

Gussage St Michael through time

Gussage St Michael is now part of East Dorset district. Click here for graphs and data of how East Dorset has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Gussage St Michael itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Gussage St Michael in East Dorset | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/13642

Date accessed: 23rd April 2017


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