Dinder  Somerset


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

DINDER, a parish in Wells district, Somerset; on the river Brue, and the East Somerset railway, 2 miles SE of Wells. Post town, Wells. Acres, 1, 071. Real property, £2, 129. Pop., 244. Houses, 47. The property is divided among a few. The manor belongs to the Somervilles. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Bath and Wells. Value, £184.* Patron, the Bishop of Bath and Wells. The church consists of nave, chancel, and north aisle, with porch and square tower; and contains a stone pulpit, a fine font, and some monuments of the Somervilles and others.

Dinder through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 26th January 2022

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