In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Ryme Instrinseca like this:
RYME-INTRINSICA, a village and a parish in Sherborne district, Dorset. The village stands 1 mile W of Yetminster r. station, and 5½ S W of Sherborne; and was once a market-town. The parish is a liberty, and comprises 1,003 acres. Post-town, Yetminster, under Sherborne. Real property, £1, 857. Pop., 217. Houses, 44. The manor belongs to the duchy of Cornwall. Aroyal hunting-seat was formerly at Court Hill. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £200.* Patron, the Prince of Wales.
A Vision of Britain through Time includes a large library of local statistics for administrative units. For the best overall sense of how the area containing Ryme Instrinseca has changed, please see our redistricted information for the modern district of West Dorset. More detailed statistical data are available under Units and statistics, which includes both administrative units covering Ryme Instrinseca and units named after it.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Ryme Instrinseca in West Dorset | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 24th July 2016
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