Broad Hinton  Wiltshire


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

BROAD-HINTON, a parish in Marlborough district, Wilts; 4¼ miles SE of Wooton-Basset r. station, and 6 SSW of Swindon. It has a post office under Swindon. Acres, 3,659. Real property, £2,826. Pop., 657. Houses, 141. The property is divided among about sixteen. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Salisbury. ...

Value, £302.* Patron, St. Nicholas Hospital, Salisbury. The church is old but good; and has a square embattled tower. The vicarage of Broad Town is a separate benefice. A school has £42 from endowment; and other charities have £32. Sir John Glanville, the eminent lawyer, was a resident.

Broad Hinton through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 17th January 2019

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