Chilfrome  Dorset


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

CHILFROOME, a parish in Dorchester district, Dorset; on the roman road to Bath, the river Frome and the Dorchester and Yeovil railway, 1 mile NW of Maiden-Newton r. station, and 5 WSW of Cerne-Abbas. Post town, Maiden-Newton, under Dorchester. Acres, 940. Real property, £1, 269. Pop., 120. Houses, 27. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £200.* Patron, J. Pinckney, Esq.

Chilfrome through time

Chilfrome 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 Chilfrome itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 21st September 2021

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