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Enford  Wiltshire

 

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

ENFORD, a tything and a parish in Pewsey district, Wilts. The tything lies on the river Avon, in Salisbury plain, 7 miles SSW of Pewsey r. station, and 8½ W by N of Ludgershall; and has a post office under Marlborough. The parish contains also the tythings of Fifield, Chisenbury, Compton, Combe, Littlecott, Long-Street, and Newtown. ...


Acres, 7, 880. Real property, with Fittleton, but without Fifield, £10, 414. Pop., 893. Houses, 189. The parish contains many barrows, and is a resort of sportsmen. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £350. Patron, Christ's Hospital, London. The church was destroyed by lightning in 1817, and afterwards rebuilt; and has a lofty spire. There is a Baptist chapel. Charities, £4.

Enford through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/11732

Date accessed: 13th December 2017


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