Place:


Carisbrooke  Hampshire

 

In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Carisbrooke like this:

Carisbrooke, par. and vil., Isle of Wight, 1 mile SW. of Newport, 8613 ac., pop. 8304; P.O.; has a very ancient castle, in which Charles I. was confined (1647-8). In 1859 a Roman villa was discovered at Carisbrooke.

Carisbrooke through time

Carisbrooke is now part of the Isle of Wight district. Click here for graphs and data of how the Isle of Wight has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Carisbrooke itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Carisbrooke, in The the Isle of Wight and Hampshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/3987

Date accessed: 14th November 2018


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