Place:


Brympton  Somerset

 

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

BRIMPTON, a parish in Yeovil district, Somerset; adjacent to the Yeovil and Exeter railway, 2 miles W by S of Yeovil. It includes the hamlets of Alvington and Houndstone; and its Post Town is Yeovil. Acres, 465. Real property, with Hestcombe, £3,014. Pop., 135. Houses, 24. The property is much subdivided. The manor once belonged to the Sydenhams; and Brimpton House now belongs to the Earl of Westmoreland. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Bath and Wells. Value, £170.* Patron, Mrs. E. Morris. The church is good.

Brympton through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/12497

Date accessed: 27th April 2017


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