Stourpaine  Dorset


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

STOURPAINE, a parish, with a village, and with Ashe tything, in Blandford district, Dorset; on the river Stour and on the Dorset and Somerset railway, 3 miles NNW of Blandford. It has a post-office under Blandford. Acres, 2,305. Real property, 1,913. Pop., 658. Houses, 139. The property is divided among a few. A Roman camp is on Hod Hill. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £130.* Patrons, the Dean and Chapter of S. The church is good.

Stourpaine through time

Stourpaine 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 Stourpaine itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 23rd May 2024

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