Place:


Henton  Somerset

 

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

HENTON, a hamlet in Wookey parish, and a chapelry partly also in Meare parish, Somerset. The hamlet lies near the Mendip hills, 4 miles W of Wells r. station. The chapelry was constituted in 1848. Post town, Wookey, under Wells, Somerset. Pop., 548. Houses, 128. Pop. of the Wookey portion, 501. Houses, 118. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Bath and Wells. Value, £100. Patron, the Bishop of Bath and Wells. The church was built in 1847. There is a chapel for Bible Christians.

Additional information about this locality is available for Wookey

Henton through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/24105

Date accessed: 18th August 2017


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