Leighland  Somerset


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

LEIGHLAND, a chapelry in Old Cleeve parish, Somerset; 3½ miles S of Old Cleeve village, and 4 W of Stogumber r. station. Post town, Washford, under Taunton. Pop., 500. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Bath and Wells. Value, £84. Patron, the Vicar of Old Cleeve. The church was recently rebuilt. There is a small free school.

Additional information about this locality is available for Old Cleeve

Leighland through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 26th January 2022

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