Place:


Bower Chalke Wiltshire

 

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

BOWER-CHALK, a parish in Wilton district, Wilts; near Cranborne Chase, 5 miles S of Dinton r. station, and 7½ SW of Wilton. Post Town, Broad-Chalk, under Salisbury. Acres, 2,966. Real property, with BroadChalk, £9,812. Pop., 496. Houses, 104. The property is divided among a few. The living is a vicarage, annexed to the vicarage of Broad-Chalk, in the diocese of Salisbury. The church is tolerable.

Bower Chalke through time

A Vision of Britain through Time includes a large library of local statistics for administrative units. For the best overall sense of how the area containing Bower Chalke has changed, please see our redistricted information for the modern district of Salisbury. More detailed statistical data are available under Units and statistics, which includes both administrative units covering Bower Chalke and units named after it.

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/11665

Date accessed: 23rd October 2014


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