Maperton  Somerset


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

MAPERTON, a parish in Wincanton district, Somerset; 3 miles WSW of Wincanton r. station, and 5 N of Milborne-Port. It contains the hamlet of Clapton; and its Post town is Wincanton, under Bath. Acres, 1,534. Real property, with Holton, £4,265; of which £188 are in quarries. Rated property of M. ...

alone, £2,500. Pop., 207. Houses, 46. The property is divided among a few. The manor, with Maperton House, belongs to the Fitzgeralds. Good freestone is quarried, and bricks are made. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Bath and Wells. Value, £438.* Patron, Wadham College, Oxford. The church is early English; and consists of nave and chancel, with porch and tower.

Maperton through time

Maperton 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 Maperton itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 26th January 2022

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