Skilgate  Somerset


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

SKILGATE, a parish, with a village, in the district of Tiverton and county of Somerset; 4 miles NE by N of Bampton r. station. Post town, Huish-Champflower, under Wellington, Somerset. Acres, 2,108. Real property, £1,626. Pop., 214. Houses, 41. The property is much subdivided. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Bath and Wells. Value, £290.* Patrons, the Representatives of the late Rev. R. Bere. The church is old but good, and has a Norman tower. There is a parochial school.

Skilgate through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 26th January 2022

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