Place:


Ashwick  Somerset

 

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

ASHWICK, a parish in Shepton-Mallet district, Somerset; on the Fosseway, near Masbury camp, 3¾ miles NNE of Shepton-Mallet r. station. It includes part of the hamlet of Oakhill, which has a post office under Bath. Acres, 1,525. Real property, £4,179. Pop., 778. Houses, 201. The property is divided among ten. Ashwick Grove is the seat of the Stracheys. Coal is worked. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Bath and Wells. Value, £113. Patron, the Vicar of Kilmersdon. The church is good; and there are three dis senting chapels, and charities £13.

Ashwick through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/12345

Date accessed: 30th March 2017


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