Kingweston  Somerset


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

KINGWESTON, a parish in Langport district, Somerset; 3 miles NE of Somerton, and 4½ SSW of West Pennard r. station. Post town, Somerton, under Taunton. Acres, 1, 166. Real property, £1, 203; of which £12 are in quarries. Pop., 172. Houses, 29. The property is divided among a few. ...

The manor, with Kingweston House, belongs to F. H. Dickinson, Esq. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Bath and WellsValue, £156.* Patron, F. H. Dickinson, Esq. The church was rebuilt in 1855; is in the early English style; and comprises nave, transept, and chancel, with porch and clock spire. A school is supported by Mr. Dickinson.

Kingweston through time

Kingweston 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 Kingweston itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 22nd May 2018

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