In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Clandown like this:
CLAPTON, a tything and a chapelry in Midsomer-Norton parish, Somerset. The tything lies near the Radford canal, 7½ miles NNE of Shepton-Mallet town and r. station. Pop., 173. Houses, 27. The chapelry includes the tything, but is much more extensive; bears also the name of Clandown, and was constituted in 1849. Post town, Midsomer-Norton, under Bath. Pop., 1, 075. Houses, 206. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Bath and Wells. Value, £18.* Patron, the Vicar of Midsomer-Norton.
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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Clandown in Bath and North East Somerset | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 23rd March 2017
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