Place:


Erlestoke  Wiltshire

 

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

EARL-STOKE, or Erlstoke, a parish in Devizes district, Wilts; near the north border of Salisbury plain, 2½ miles W of Market-Lavington, and 5½ SSW of Devizes r. station. It has a post office under Westbury. Acres, 2, 400. Real property, £2, 442. Pop., 378. Houses, 77. The manor belonged to the Monthermers and the Montacutes, Earls of Gloucester and Salisbury. Earl-Stoke Park is the seat of the Taylor family. The living is a vicarage, annexed to the vicarage of Melksham, in the diocese of Salisbury.

Erlestoke through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/11733

Date accessed: 15th December 2017


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