In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Cheverell Magna like this:
CHEVERELL (Great), a parish in Devizes district, Wilts; 2½ miles W by N of Market-Lavington, and 5½ SSW of Devizes r. station. It has a post office under Devizes. Acres, 1,840. Real property, £3, 197. Pop., 561. Houses, 121. The property is divided among a few. The manor belongs to Heytesbury hospital. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £353.* Patron, the Rev. R. M. Atkinson. The church was reported in 1859 to need repairs. Charities, £15.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Cheverell Magna, in Kennet and Wiltshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 30th March 2017
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