Eastover  Somerset


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

EASTOVER, a chapelry in Bridgewater parish, Somerset; near Bridgewater town and r. station. It was constituted in 1846; and its post town is Bridgewater. Pop., 4, 792. Houses, 899. The property is not much divided. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Bath and Wells. Value, £300.* Patron, the Bishop of Bath and Wells. The church is good.

The location is where the name "Eastover" appears on the modern 1:25,000 map. Additional information about this locality is available for Bridgwater

Eastover through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 21st June 2024

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