Hilfield  Dorset


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

HILFIELD, or HILLFIELD, a parochial chapelry in Dorchester district, Dorset; 3 miles ENE of Evershot r. station, and 3½ NW by N of Cerne-Abbas. Post town, Cerne, under Dorchester. Acres, 1, 584. Real property, £1, 564. Pop., 111. Houses, 23. The property is divided among a few. The manor belongs to-Charles Cousin, Esq. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £52. Patron, the Vicar of Sydling. The church is good.

Hilfield through time

Hilfield 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 Hilfield itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 24th April 2018

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