In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Bishopstrow like this:
BISHOPSTROW, a parish in Warminster district, Wilts; on the Great Western railway, 1¾ mile SE of Warminster. Post Town, Warminster. Acres, 1,045. Real property, £2,054. Pop., 268. Houses, 52. The property is divided among a few. Bishopstrow House is the seat of the Temple family. Many Roman coins have been found. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £220.* Patron, Sir F. D. Astley, Bart. The church is good.
Bishopstrow 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 Bishopstrow itself, go to Units and Statistics.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Bishopstrow in West Wiltshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 25th March 2017
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