In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Sock Dennis like this:
SOCK-DENNIS, a parish in Yeovil district, Somerset; 1 mile SW of Ilchester, and 2½ E by N of Martock r. station. Post town, Ilchester, under Taunton. Acres, v 880. Pop., 26. Houses, 5. The living is a rectory un the diocese of Bath and Wells. Value, £188. Patron, the Rev. J. H. Wyndham.
Sock Dennis 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 Sock Dennis itself, go to Units and Statistics.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Sock Dennis in South Somerset | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 25th March 2017
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