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Berwick St Leonard  Wiltshire

 

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

BERWICK-ST. LEONARD, a parish in Tisbury district, Wilts; 1 mile E of Hindon, and 2¾ NNW of Tisbury r. station. Post Town, Hindon, under Salisbury. Acres, 970. Real property, with Hindon, Chickladra, and Fonthill-Gifford, £5,111. Pop., 40. Houses, 8. The property is divided among a few. ...


Remains of the old manor-house, the seat of the Howes from 1629 to 1735, where the Prince of Orange slept in 1668 on his way to London, are now part of a suite of farm-buildings. The living is a rectory, united with the p. curacy of Sedghill, in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £374. Patron, the Marquis of Westminster. The church was recently restored.

Berwick St Leonard through time

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

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Berwick St Leonard, in Salisbury and Wiltshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/11555

Date accessed: 28th April 2017


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