In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Steep Holme Island like this:
Steep Holme Island, Somerset, in Bristol Channel, 5 miles W. of Weston super Mare, pop. 5; is 400 ft. high and 1½ mile in circumference, and had formerly a small priory founded in 1320.
Steep Holme Island is now part of North Somerset district. Click here for graphs and data of how North Somerset has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Steep Holme Island itself, go to Units and Statistics.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Steep Holme Island in North Somerset | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 30th April 2017
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