Cattistock  Dorset


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

CATTISTOCK, a parish in Dorchester district, Dorset; on the river Frome, and on the Dorchester and Yeovil railway, near Maiden-Newton station, 4¼ miles WSW of Cerne-Abbas. It has a post office under Dorchester. Acres, 3,009. Real property, £4,912. Pop., 510. Houses, 133. The property is subdivided. Cattistock House is the seat of the Farquharsons. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £500.* Patron, Mrs. Still. The church is good.

Cattistock through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 21st September 2021

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