Leighland Somerset


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

LEIGHLAND, a chapelry in Old Cleeve parish, Somerset; 3½ miles S of Old Cleeve village, and 4 W of Stogumber r. station. Post town, Washford, under Taunton. Pop., 500. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Bath and Wells. Value, £84. Patron, the Vicar of Old Cleeve. The church was recently rebuilt. There is a small free school.

Additional information about this locality is available for Old Cleeve

Leighland through time

A Vision of Britain through Time includes a large library of local statistics for administrative units. For the best overall sense of how the area containing Leighland has changed, please see our redistricted information for the modern district of West Somerset. More detailed statistical data are available under Units and statistics, which includes both administrative units covering Leighland and units named after it.

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 28th November 2015

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