Witherstone  Dorset


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

WITHERSTONE, a tything in Poorstock parish, Dorset; 5 miles ENE of Bridport. Pop., 41. It ranks as a sinecure rectory in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £94. Patron, the Earl of Dorchester.

Witherstone through time

Witherstone 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 Witherstone itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 27th May 2024

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