Durweston  Dorset


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

DURWESTON, a parish in Blandford district, Dorset; on the river Stour, adjacent to the Mid-Dorset railway, 2¼ miles NW of Blandford-Forum. It includes Knighton; and has a post office under Blandford. Acres, 1, 763. Real property, £1, 751. Pop., 364. Houses, 68. The living is a rectory, united with the rectory of Bryanston, in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £538.* Patron, Lord Portman. The church was rebuilt in 1850, after designs by Hardwick; is in the early English style; and has a tower.

Durweston through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 27th May 2024

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