Lopen  Somerset


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

LOPEN, a parish, with a village, in Chard district, Somerset; 2 miles S by E of South Petherton, and 4 NNW of Crewkerne r. station. Post town, South Petherton, under Ilminster. Acres, 489. Real property, £2,145. Pop., 419. Houses, 99. The property is subdivided. The manor belongs to Earl Poulett. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Bath and Wells. Value, £96. Patron, Earl Poulett. The church is ancient but good; was enlarged in 1834; and comprises transept and chancel, with bell-turret.

Lopen through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 29th November 2020

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