West Buckland  Somerset


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

BUCKLAND (West), a parish in Wellington district, Somerset; under Blackdown hill, near the Bristol and Exeter railway, 2¼ miles E of Wellington. Post Town, Wellington, Somerset. Acres, 3,671. Real property, £6,226. Pop., 901. Houses, 200. The property is much subdivided. The living is a vicarage, annexed to the vicarage of Wellington, in the diocese of Bath and Wells. The church, excepting the tower, was rebuilt in 1863.

West Buckland through time

West Buckland 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 West Buckland itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 17th October 2021

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