Broad Town  Wiltshire


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

BROAD-TOWN, a hamlet in Broad-Hinton parish, and a chapelry in Broad-Hinton and Cliffe-Pypard parishes, Wilts. The hamlet lies 1¼ mile NW of BroadHinton village, and 3 SE of Wootton-Basset r. station. The chapelry includes the hamlet; and was constituted in 1846. Post Town, Broad-Hinton, under Swindon. Pop., 473. Houses, 98. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £100.* Patrons, the Vicars of Broad-Hinton and Cliffe-Pypard alternately.

Broad Town through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 21st November 2019

Not where you were looking for?

Click here for more detailed advice on finding places within A Vision of Britain through Time , and maybe some references to other places called " Broad Town ".