Place:


Burrowbridge  Somerset

 

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

BURROW-BRIDGE, a chapelry in Stoke-St. Gregory, Bridgewater, Lyng, Middlesoy, North Petherton, Othery, and Weston-Zoyland parishes, Somerset; on the river Parret, 2 miles NW of South Petherton, and 6 S of Langport r. station. Post Town, South Petherton, under Ilminster. Pop., 692. Houses, 144. The chapelry was constituted in 1840. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Bath and Wells. Value, £100.* Patron, the Bishop of Bath and Wells. The church is good.

Burrowbridge through time

Burrowbridge is now part of Taunton Deane district. Click here for graphs and data of how Taunton Deane has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Burrowbridge itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/24099

Date accessed: 19th August 2017


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