Cossington  Somerset


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

COSSINGTON, a parish in Bridgewater district, Somerset; near the Bristol and Exeter railway, 4 miles NE of Bridgewater. It has a post office under Bridgewater. Acres, 1, 380. Real property, £2, 790. Pop., 252. Houses, 58. The property is divided among a few. The surface is picturesque. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Bath and Wells. Value, £254.* Patrons, E. and G. Broderip, Esqs. The church is later English, with a tower, and good; and there are charities £18.

Cossington through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 22nd April 2024

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