Clapton  Somerset


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

CLAPTON, a parish in Bedminster district, Somerset; on the Taunton canal, 3½ miles NNW of Bourton r. station, and 7½ W of Bristol. Post town, Portbury, under Bristol. Acres, 1, 066. Real property, £2, 145. Pop., 173. Houses, 27. The property is subdivided. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Bath and Wells. Value, £250. Patron, Walter Bernard, Esq. The church is early English, with a Norman tower.

Clapton through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 19th October 2021

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