In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Heddington like this:
HEDDINGTON, a village and a parish in Calne district, Wilts. The village stands under Roundway hill, adjacent to the Julian way, 3 miles S by E of Calne r. station, and 3½ N by W of Devizes; and is supposed, by many antiquaries, to occupy the site of the Roman station Verlucio. Many Roman coins, urns, and other relics have been found in the village and its neighbourhood. ...
The parish comprises 1, 686 acres. Post town, Calne, under Chippenham. Real property, £2, 831. Pop., 362. Houses, 86. An ancient camp is on Bagdon hill. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £239.* Patron, the Rev. F. H. Du Boulay. The church has a pinnacled tower. There are a Wesleyan chapel, and charities £10.
Heddington 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 Heddington itself, go to Units and Statistics.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Heddington in North Wiltshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 28th March 2017
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