In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Lillington like this:
LILLINGTON, a parish in Sherborne district, Dorset; 2¾ miles SSW of Sherborne r. station. Post town, Sherborne. Acres, 1,807. Real property, £2,557. Pop., 163. Houses, 35. The property is divided among a few. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, not reported. Patron, R. Gordon, Esq. The church is good..
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Lillington in West Dorset | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
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