Place:


Codford  Wiltshire

 

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

CODFORD-ST. MARY, a parish in Warminster district, Wilts; on the river Wiley, near Codford r. station, 4 miles SE of Heytesbury. It has a post office under Bath. Acres, 2, 123. Real property, with Codford-St. Peter, £4, 086. Pop., 404. Houses, 92. The property is divided among a few. Codford-Hill is crowned by a curious earthwork, called Ogbury or Codford Circle, supposed to have been formed by Druids for religious rites; and commands a most interesting view. ...


The living is a rectory in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £306.* Patron, St. John's College, Oxford. The church is later English, in good condition; and there is an Independent chapel.

Codford through time

Codford 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 Codford itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/11695

Date accessed: 30th March 2017


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