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

West 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 West Stour itself, go to Units and Statistics.

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.


Date accessed: 21st July 2019

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