Place:


St Catherine  Somerset

 

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

CATHERINE (St.), a parish in Bath district, Somerset; on the verge of the county, 3½ miles WNW of Box r. station, and 3¾ NE by N of Bath. Post Town, Batheaston, under Bath. Acres, 1,040. Real property, with Easten-Amoril, £11,106. Pop., 84. Houses, 23. The manor belonged to the abbots of St. ...


Peters, Bath; and their residence, an edifice of 1499, with a porch added in the time of Charles I., is still standing. The living is a p. curacy, annexed to the vicarage of Batheaston, in the diocese of Bath and Wells. The church was built about the same time as the abbots' residence; and contains a carved pulpit, a Norman font, and an altar-tomb of 1631.

St Catherine through time

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

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of St Catherine in Bath and North East Somerset | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/13169

Date accessed: 18th January 2022


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