Place:


Culbone  Somerset

 

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

CULBONE, or Kilner, a parish in Williton district, Somerset; on the coast, at Porlock bay, near the boundary with Devon, 8½ miles W by N of Minehead, and 15 WNW of Watchet r. station. Post town, Porlock, under Taunton. Acres, 1, 502. Assessed property, £1, 582. Pop., 41. Houses, 7. ...


The property is divided among a few. The surface is hilly and picturesque. The site of the church is a level spot of about ¼ of an acre, 400 feet above the beach, engirt by dark wooded hills 1, 200 feet high. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Bath and Wells. Value, not reported. Patron, the Earl of Lovelace. The church is very small, but good.

Culbone through time

Culbone 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 Culbone itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/12721

Date accessed: 17th October 2017


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