Blackslough

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Blackslough
  • Blacksloe/Black Slough/Blackslough Wood
Lost Settlement/Forest
Entering Blackslough Wood - geograph.org.uk - 459855.jpg
Pathway leading to Blackslough Wood the wood where the remains of Blackslough are located
Blackslough is located in Somerset
Blackslough
Blackslough
Location within Somerset
Area1 sq mi (2.6 km2) approximation based on [1]
Population0 (2022)[2]
• Density0/km2 (0/sq mi)
OS grid referenceST 7441 3372
• Belfast283 miles (455 km)
• Cardiff45 miles (72 km)
• Douglas335 miles (539 km)
• Dublin227 miles (365 km)
• Edinburgh229 miles (369 km)
• London100 miles (160 km)
• Charing Cross100 miles (160 km)
Civil parish
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Postcode districtBA
Post townBRUTON
Post townWINCANTON
Dialling code
01749
01963
PoliceAvon and Somerset
FireDevon and Somerset
AmbulanceSouth Western
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Somerset
37°26′31″N 13°22′20″E / 37.4419°N 13.3722°E / 37.4419; 13.3722Coordinates: 37°26′31″N 13°22′20″E / 37.4419°N 13.3722°E / 37.4419; 13.3722

Blackslough is a forest and former village on a hill near Wincanton in Somerset. The area has also been called, Blackslough Wood, or Black Slough.[3][4] In the wood their used to be a farm called Blackslough Farm and a lodge called Blackslough Lodge. Blackslough is now deserted and nobody lives there, there is also almost no proof that the settlement existed.[5] Blackslough is near the mouth of a small stream.[6] The area is now filled with paths, fences and a gate to the former farmland.[7]

Demographics[change | change source]

Population Change over Time[change | change source]

Total Population[change | change source]

Total Population
Year Population +/- Previous % +/- Next % Source
1841 3 N/A N/A -14 367% [8][9]
1851 17 +14 +82% -5 29% [10][11]
1861 22 +5 +23% 0 0% [12][13]
1871 22 0 0% +8 64% [14][15]
1891 14 -8 57% +14 100% [16][17]
2021 0 -14 N/A N/A N/A

Population by Gender and Marital Status over Time[change | change source]

Total Population[change | change source]

Total Population
Year Total Male Female Married Unmarried Widowed Source
1841 3 1 2 2 1 0 [8][9]
1851 17 8 9 4 6 3 [10][11]
1861 22 11 11 8 12 2 [12][13]
1871 22 11 11 8 12 2 [14][15]
1891 14 8 6 6 8 0 [16][17]
2021 0 0 0 0 0 0

Blackslough[change | change source]

Blackslough
Year Total Male Female Married Unmarried Widowed Source
1841 3 1 2 2 1 0 [8][9]
1851 15 7 8 4 5 2 [10][11]
1861 17 9 8 6 9 2 [12][13]
1871 20 10 10 8 11 1 [14][15]
1891 5 2 3 2 3 0 [16][17]
2021 0 0 0 0 0 0

Blackslough Lodge[change | change source]

Blackslough Lodge
Year Total Male Female Married Unmarried Widowed Source
1841 0 0 0 0 0 0 [8][9]
1851 2 1 1 0 1 1 [10][11]
1861 5 2 3 2 3 0 [12][13]
1871 2 1 1 0 1 1 [14][15]
1891 6 4 2 2 4 0 [16][17]
2021 0 0 0 0 0 0

Blackslough Farm[change | change source]

Blackslough Farm
Year Total Male Female Married Unmarried Widowed Source
1841 0 0 0 0 0 0 [8][9]
1851 0 0 0 0 0 0 [10][11]
1861 0 0 0 0 0 0 [12][13]
1871 0 0 0 0 0 0 [14][15]
1891 3 2 1 2 1 0 [16][17]
2021 0 0 0 0 0 0

References[change | change source]

  1. https://www.openstreetmap.org/way/83799882#map=16/51.1032/-2.3679
  2. Estimate, 1891
  3. https://getoutside.ordnancesurvey.co.uk/local/blackslough-wood-south-somerset Viewed on 07/07/2022
  4. "Detailed maps & routes to explore across the UK | OS Maps". explore.osmaps.com. Retrieved 2022-07-07.
  5. "Geograph:: Photos of Blackslough wood". www.geograph.org.uk. Retrieved 2022-07-07.
  6. "Google Maps". Google Maps. Retrieved 2022-07-07.
  7. "Geograph:: Entering Blackslough Wood © Graham Horn". www.geograph.org.uk. Retrieved 2022-07-07.
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 8.3 8.4 "No". www.stourhead.com. Retrieved 2022-07-08.
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 9.3 9.4 Pdf: https://www.wiltshire-opc.org.uk/Items/Stourton/Stourton%20-%20Census%201841.pdf Viewed on 15/07/2022
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 10.3 10.4 "New Page 1". www.stourhead.com. Retrieved 2022-07-08.
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 11.3 11.4 Pdf:https://www.wiltshire-opc.org.uk/Items/Stourton/Stourton%20-%20Census%201851.pdf Viewed on 15/07/2022
  12. 12.0 12.1 12.2 12.3 12.4 "New Page 1". www.stourhead.com. Retrieved 2022-07-15.
  13. 13.0 13.1 13.2 13.3 13.4 Pdf:https://www.wiltshire-opc.org.uk/Items/Stourton/Stourton%20-%20Census%201861.pdf Viewed on 15/07/2022
  14. 14.0 14.1 14.2 14.3 14.4 "New Page 1". www.stourhead.com. Retrieved 2022-07-15.
  15. 15.0 15.1 15.2 15.3 15.4 Pdf:https://www.wiltshire-opc.org.uk/Items/Stourton/Stourton%20-%20Census%201871.pdf Viewed on 15/07/2022
  16. 16.0 16.1 16.2 16.3 16.4 "New Page 1". www.stourhead.com. Retrieved 2022-07-15.
  17. 17.0 17.1 17.2 17.3 17.4 Pdf:https://www.wiltshire-opc.org.uk/Items/Stourton/Stourton%20-%20Census%201891.pdf Viewed on 15/07/2022