Steeple  Dorset


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

STEEPLE, a parish, with S. village and West Creech hamlet, in Wareham district, Dorset; near the coast, 5 miles S by W of Wareham r. station. Post town, Wareham. Acres, 3,362. Rated property, £1,498. Pop., 262. Houses, 63. The property is divided among a few. The living is a rectory, united with Tyneham, in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £382.* Patron, the Rev. N. Bond. The church is good.

Steeple through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 26th February 2024

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