Wansdyke  Somerset


In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Wansdyke like this:

Wansdyke, ancient British road, 80 miles long, from Andover in Hants, W. through Wilts, to Portishead in Somerset; was originally called Wodensdic, and was made by the Belgf as their north boundary.

Wansdyke through time

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

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Wansdyke in Bath and North East Somerset | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 19th September 2021

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