Charterhouse  Somerset


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

CHARTER-HOUSE-ON-MENDIP, an extra-parochial ville in Axbridge district, Somerset; adjacent to Blagdon parish, 5 miles E by N of Axbridge. Acres, 2,410. Pop., 82. Houses, 16. It had anciently a cell to Witham Carthusian priory; and it is still ecclesiastically connected with Witham-Friary parish.

Charterhouse through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 28th January 2022

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