Place:


Street  Somerset

 

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

STREET, a parish, with a village, in Wells district, Somerset; 1½ mile SSW of Glastonbury r. station. It has a post-office under Bath. Acres, 2,913. Real property, £7,970. Pop. in 1851, 1,647; in 1861, 1,898. Houses, 381. The property is subdivided. There is a large sheepskin, rug, and shoe manufactory. The living is a rectory, united with Walton, in the diocese of Bath and Wells. Value, £675.* Patron, the Marquis of Bath. The church is later English and good. There are four dissenting chapels and two public schools.

Street through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/453

Date accessed: 30th May 2017


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