Mere  Wiltshire


In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Mere like this:

Mere.-- town and par., Wilts, 4 miles NE. of Gillingham and 21 miles SE. of Bath, 7400 ac., pop. 2931; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank; has mfrs. of dowlas and ticking. Mere has vestiges of a castle of the earls of Cornwall. In the times of Edward I. and Edward II. it sent members to Parliament.

Mere through time

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

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Mere, in Salisbury and Wiltshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 28th May 2024

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