Little Hinton Wiltshire


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

HINTON (LITTLE), or HITON-PARVA, a parish in Highworth district, Wilts; near the boundary with Berks and near the Ridge way, 3 miles S of Shrivenham r. station, and 5 E of Swindon. It has a post office under Shrivenham. Acres, 1,815. Real property, £3, 604. Pop. in 1851, 354; in 1861, 298. Houses, 64. The pro. perty is divided among a few. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. Value, £444.* Patron, the Bishop of Winchester. The church is partly transition Norman, partly decorated English; and was restored in 1861. Charities £35.

Little Hinton through time

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How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 27th February 2017

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