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Huish  Wiltshire

 

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

HEWISH, or HUISH, a parish in Pewsey district, Wilts; under the Marlborough downs, 3 miles NNW of Pewsey r. station. Post town, Pewsey, under Marlborough. Acres, 754. Real property, £932. Pop., 133. Houses, 29. The property is divided among a few. The manor belonged to the Somerset family; and was given, in 1690, to the College of Froxfield. Hewish Hill has extensive vestiges of an ancient British village. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £178.* Patrons, the Trustees of Froxfield College. The church is good.

Huish through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/11837

Date accessed: 27th May 2017


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