Chetnole  Dorset


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

CHETNOLE, a chapelry in Yetminster parish, Dorset; on the Dorchester and Yeovil railway, near the Roman road from Dorchester, 2¾ miles N of Evershot r. station, and 6½ SSW of Sherborne. It has a post office under Sherborne. Acres, 877. Real property, £2, 137. Pop., 269. Houses, 48. The property is subdivided. The living is a p. curacy, annexed to the vicarage of Yetminster, in the diocese of Salisbury. The church is not good.

Chetnole through time

Chetnole 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 Chetnole itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 28th February 2020

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