Wheathill  Somerset


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

WHEATHILL, a parish in Wincanton district, Somerset; 3½ miles WSW of Castle-Cary r. station. Post town, Somerton, under Taunton. Acres, 314. Real property, returned with Lovington. Pop., 38. Houses, 7. The property belongs to Mrs. Mills. A priory-cell to Glastonbury abbey was here, and is now a farmhouse. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Bath and Wells. Value, £110.* Patron, Mrs. Mills. The church was restored in 1858.

Wheathill through time

Wheathill 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 Wheathill itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 23rd September 2021

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