Cutcombe  Somerset


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

CUTCOMBE, a parish in Williton district, Somerset; 5¼ miles SW by S of Dunster, and 10 SW by W of Watchet r. station. Post town, Ludborough, under Taunton. Acres, 7, 231. Real property, £4, 970. Pop., 793. Houses, 158. The property is divided among a few. Lofty hills are in the north and in the south; and Dunkerry Beacon, 1, 700 feet high, with a fine view, is in the west. ...

The living is a vicarage, united with the p. curacy. of Luxborough, in the diocese of Bath and Wells. Value, £214.* Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church is early English and good. A school has £35 from endowment; and other charities £19.

Cutcombe through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 19th October 2021

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