Dodington  Somerset


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

DODINGTON, a parish in Williton district, Somerset; near the Quantock-hills, 6 miles ENE of Stogumber r. station, and 8½ WNW of Bridgewater. Post town, Nether-Stowey, under Bridgewater. Acres, 543. Real property, £754. Pop., 98. Houses, 18. The property is all in one estate. Limestone is quarried. A copper mine was formerly worked. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Bath and Wells. Value, £120.* Patron, Sir P. P. F. P. Acland, Bart. The church is later English, with a tower; and is good.

Dodington through time

Dodington 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 Dodington itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 21st June 2018

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