East Stour  Dorset


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

STOWER (East), a parish in Shaftesbury district, Dorset; 2½ miles SSW of Gillingham r. station. Post town, Gillingham, under Bath. Acres, 1,675. Rated property, £3,186. Pop., 426. Houses, 105. The property is divided among a few. The living is a p. curacy, annexed to Gillingham. The church is good. Fielding was, for some time, a resident.

East Stour through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 26th May 2018

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