Winterborne Houghton  Dorset


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

HOUGHTON-WINTERBORNE, a parish in Blandford district, Dorset; 4½ miles WSW of Blandford r. station. Post town, Blandford. Acres, 1, 923. Real property, £1, 350. Pop., 284. Houses, 55. The manor belonged to the Despencers. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £180.* Patron, Mrs. Michell. The church is ancient, and has a tower.

Winterborne Houghton through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 16th June 2021

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