Place:


Easton Royal  Wiltshire

 

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

EASTON, a parish in Pewsey district, Wilts; near the Kennet and Avon canal and the Berks and Hants railway, 3¼ miles E of Pewsey r. station, and 6¼ S by E of Marlborough. Post town, Burbage, under Marlborough-Acres, 2, 080. Real property, £2, 911. Pop., 463-Houses, 100. The property is all in one estate. ...


Easton Hill is crowned with a barrow. A priory or hospital for Trinitarian canons was founded here, by Archdeacon Stephens, in the time of Henry III.; and was given, at the dissolution, to the Seymours. The living is a donative in the diocese of Salisbury. Valne, not reported-Patron, the Marquis of Aylesbury. The church was built in 1591 by the family of the Protector; and is very good. There are a Wesleyan chapel, and charities £26.

Easton Royal through time

Easton Royal is now part of Kennet district. Click here for graphs and data of how Kennet has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Easton Royal itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/11729

Date accessed: 29th May 2017


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