In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Stratton on the Fosse like this:
STRATTON-ON-THE-FOSSE, a parish, with a village, in Shepton-Mallet district, Somerset; on the Fosse-way, 3¼ miles SSW of Radstock r. station. It has a post-office under Bath. Acres, 1,148. Real property, £2,138. Pop., 335. Houses, 86. The manor belongs to the Duchy of Cornwall. Coaland ironstone abound, and the coal is worked. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Bath and Wells. Value, £100.* Patron, the Prince of Wales. The church is Norman. There is a national school.
Stratton on the Fosse is now part of Mendip district. Click here for graphs and data of how Mendip has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Stratton on the Fosse itself, go to Units and Statistics.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Stratton on the Fosse, in Mendip and Somerset | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 28th March 2017
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