Binegar  Somerset


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

BINEGAR, a parish in Shepton-Mallet district, Somerset; at the eastern end of the Mendip hills, 4 miles N of Shepton-Mallet r. station, and 5 NW of Wells. Post Town, Shepton-Mallet. Acres, 1,216. Rated property, £1,949. Pop., 309. Houses, 70. The property is subdivided. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Bath and Wells. Value, not reported. Patron, the Bishop of Bath and Wells. The church was rebuilt in 1859. A fair is held on the Wednesday and Thursday of Whitsun-week.

Binegar through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 21st September 2021

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