Atworth  Wiltshire


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

ATWORTH, or Atford, a chapelry in Bradford parish, Wilts; near the Roman road, 3 miles WNW of Melksham r. station. Post Town, Melksham. Acres, 1,170. Real property, with South Wraxall, £5,337. Pop., 949. Houses, 225. The property is not much divided. The living is a vicarage with South Wraxall, in the diocese of Salisbury Value, £255. Patrons, the Dean and Chapter of Bristol. The church was built in 1828. There are an Independent chapel, and charities £17.

Atworth through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 22nd June 2018

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