Heathfield  Somerset


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

HEATHFIELD, a parish in Taunton district, Somerset; on a branch of the river Parret, near Bishops-Lydeard r. station, 5 miles WNW of Taunton. Post town, Bishops-Lydeard, under Taunton. Acres, 692. Real property, £1, 472. Pop., 124. Houses, 27. The property is divided among a few. The manor belongs to FG. Bernard, Esq. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Bath and Wells. Value, £300.* Patron, the Rev. E. B.Spurway. The church consists of nave, aisle, and chancel, with a tower; and is good.

Heathfield through time

Heathfield 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 Heathfield itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 31st May 2020

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