Chesilton  Dorset


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

CHESILTON, a village on Portland Island, Dorset; at the south-east end of Chesil-Bank, adjacent to Fortunes-Well, 3¼ miles S of Weymouth.

Additional information about this locality is available for Portland

Chesilton through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 16th October 2019

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