Place:


Belchalwell  Dorset

 

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

BELLCHALWELL, a parish in Sturminster district, Dorset; 3 miles S of Sturminster, and 6½ WNW of Blandford r. station. Post Town, Turnworth, under Blandford. Acres, 1,308. Real property, with Fifehead-Neville, £3,188. Pop., 158. Houses, 37. The property is divided among a few. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, not reported. Patron, Lord Rivers. The church has a Norman porch and a square tower; and is very good.

Belchalwell through time

Belchalwell 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 Belchalwell itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/20667

Date accessed: 23rd March 2017


Not where you were looking for?

Click here for more detailed advice on finding places within A Vision of Britain through Time , and maybe some references to other places called " Belchalwell ".