Chedington  Dorset


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

CHEDDINGTON, or Chedington, a parish in Beaminster district, Dorset; at the sources of the rivers Axe and Parret, 3¼ miles N of Beamiuster, and 4½ SE of Crewkerne r. station. Post town, Mosterton, under Crewkerne. Acres, 773. Real property, with Mosterton and South Perrot, £5, 923. ...

Pop., 176. Houses, 33. The property is divided among a few. The land is high and hilly; and most of its eminences command superb views. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £128.* Patron, W. T. Cox, Esq. The church is modern, and in the Tudor style. Hare, the translator of Horace, was rector.

Chedington through time

Chedington 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 Chedington itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 09th August 2020

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