Stockland  Dorset


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

STOCKLAND, a village and a parish in Axminster district, Devon. The village stands 5 miles NNW of Axminster r. station; is large and scattered; and has a post-office under Honiton, and a cattle fair on the Wednesday after 11 June. The parish includes Dalwood chapelry, and comprises 7,558 acres. ...

Real property, £10,053. Pop., 1,615. Houses, 345. The property is much subdivided. The living is a vicarage, united with Dalwood, in the diocese of Exeter. Value, £457.* Patrons, the Freeholders and Inhabitants. The church is ancient. There are a Baptist chapel, an endowed school with £10 a year, and charities £50.

Stockland through time

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

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Stockland, in East Devon and Dorset | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 15th June 2021

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