West Herne  Hampshire


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

HERON, or West Herne, a hamlet in the SW of Hants; on the river Stour, 4 miles NW by N of Christchurch. Heron court was a country house of the priors of Christchurch; is now the seat of the Earl of Malmsbury.

Additional information about this locality is available for Hurn

West Herne through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 08th August 2022

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