Ashington  Somerset


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

ASHINGTON, a parish in Yeovil district, Somerset; on the river Yeo, and on the Durston and Yeovil railway, 3½ miles N of Yeovil. Post Town, Ilchester under Taunton. Acres, 554. Real property, with Draycott, £1,957. Pop., 57. Houses, 10. The property is divided among a few. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Bath and Wells. Value, £162.* Patron, not reported. The church is good.

Ashington through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 25th May 2022

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