Corfe  Somerset


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

CORFE, a parish in Taunton district, Somerset; adjacent to the Chard and Taunton railway, 3¼ miles S by E of Taunton. Post town, Taunton. Acres, 1, 127. Real property, £1, 734. Pop., 381. Houses, 69. The property is divided among a few. Much improvement has recently been made; and many new houses built. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Bath and Wells. Value, £66.* Patron, Lady Cooper. The church was repaired in 1858.

Corfe through time

Corfe 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 Corfe itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 20th October 2021

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