Place:


Bossington  Somerset

 

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

BOSSINGTON, a tything in Porlock parish, Somerset; on the E side of Porlock bay. Bossington hamlet, about a mile inland, is strikingly picturesque. Bossington beacon, flanking the bay, is a ridge 801 feet high; commands brilliant views; and has been adorned with paths and tasteful woods by its proprietor, Sir Thomas D. Acland, Bart.

Additional information about this locality is available for Porlock

Bossington through time

Bossington is now part of West Somerset district. Click here for graphs and data of how West Somerset has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Bossington itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/24417

Date accessed: 18th September 2019


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