Place:


Easton Grey  Wiltshire

 

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

EASTON (Grey), a parish in Malmsbury district, Wilts; on Akeman-street and the river Avon, at the boundary with Gloucester, 3¼ miles W of Malmsbury, and 10½ N by W of Chippenham r. station. Post town, Malmsbury, under Chippenham. Acres, 1, 046. Real property, with Norton, £3, 134. ...


Pop., 177. Houses, 39. The property is all in one estate. The manor belonged to the Parrys. An ancient camp called White Walls, situated on high ground, is believed to have been the Roman station of Mutuantonis, and has yielded Roman coins and pottery. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. Value, £300.* Patron, the Rev. W. S. Birch. The church is good.

Easton Grey through time

Easton Grey 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 Easton Grey itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/11728

Date accessed: 21st November 2017


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