Place:


Broadfield  Somerset

 

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

BROADFIELD, a tything in Wrington parish, Somerset; 8 miles SW of Bristol. Pop., 575. Broadfield Down here possesses fine scenery, commands charming views, and has, on its NW shoulder, an igneous vent, noticed by Dr. Buckland.

Additional information about this locality is available for Wrington

Broadfield through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/25328

Date accessed: 22nd September 2021


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