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Wilcot  Wiltshire

 

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

WILCOT, a parish, with a village and three tythings, in Pewsey district, Wilts; on the Avon and Kennet canal, 1½ mile W by N of Pewsey r. station. Post town, Pewsey, under Marlborough. Acres, 2,668. Real property, £3,662. Pop., 651. Houses, 137. The manor belonged, in the Norman times, to Edward of Salisbury; passed to th e Lovells, and remained with them till the time of Henry VII.; and, with W. ...


House, belongs now to Lieut.-Col. G. W. Wroughton. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £143.* Patron, Lieut.-Col. G. W. Wroughton. The church is good.

Wilcot through time

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

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Wilcot, in Kennet and Wiltshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/12151

Date accessed: 22nd August 2017


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