Place:


West Stour Dorset

 

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

STOWER (West), a parish in Shaftesbury district, Dorset; 2¼ miles SW of Gillingham r. station. Post town, Gillingham, under Bath. Acres, 1,015. Rated property, £1,750. Pop., 215. Houses, 43. The property is divided among a few. The living is a p. curacy, annexed to Gillingham. The church is good.

West Stour through time

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 West Stour has changed, please see our redistricted information for the modern district of North Dorset. More detailed statistical data are available under Units and statistics, which includes both administrative units covering West Stour and units named after it.

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/13940

Date accessed: 27th November 2014


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