"CHIPSTABLE, a parish in the hundred of Williton, in the county of Somerset, 7 miles N.W. of the Wellington station, and 15 from Witchet. It is situated on the river Tone, which takes its rise on Brendon Hill. The living is a rectory* in the diocese of Bath and Wells, value £340, in the patronage of C. H. Dare, Esq. The church, dedicated to All Saints, is an ancient edifice, in the Gothic style of architecture, and has been recently repaired. The register commences in 1694. Here is a. National school for both sexes. Bulland Lodge is a beautiful seat, occupied by Arthur Capel, the lord of the manor." From The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) Transcribed by Colin Hinson © 2003
- Details of Somerset Heritage Centre holdings relating to this parish.
- David Cheek has transcribed some records from Chipstable Parish Church.
- Ask for a calculation of the distance from Chipstable to another place.
You can see the administrative areas in which Chipstable has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.
- The Ordnance Survey 1:10560 County Series 1st edition (c.1884-1887) map of the area provided by Somerset Heritage Centre.
- The Ordnance Survey 1:10560 County Series 2nd edition (c.1900) map of the area provided by Somerset Heritage Centre.
You can see maps centred on OS grid reference ST046262 (Lat/Lon: 51.027032, -3.361988), Chipstable which are provided by:
- Google Maps
- StreetMap (Current Ordnance Survey maps)
- Bing (was Multimap)
- Old Maps Online
- National Library of Scotland (Old Ordnance Survey maps)
- Vision of Britain (Click "Historical units & statistics" for administrative areas.)
- English Jurisdictions in 1851 (Unfortunately the LDS have removed the facility to enable us to specify a starting location, you will need to search yourself on their map.)
- Magic (Geographic information) (Click + on map if it doesn't show)
- GeoHack (Links to on-line maps and location specific services.)