Place:


Latton  Wiltshire

 

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

LATTON, a parish, with a village, in Cricklade district, Wilts; on the Thames and Severn canal, adjacent to Gloucestershire, 1½ mile N by W of Cricklade, and 5 N of Purton r. station. Post-town, Cricklade. Acres, 1,680. Real property, with Eisey and Water-Eaton, £7,248. Rated property of L. ...


alone, £2,000. Pop., 308. Houses, 67. The property belongs to the Earl of St. Germans. A Roman pavement was discovered in 1670, but no trace of it now exists; and there is a very ancient stone cross. The living is a vicarage, united with the vicarage of Eisey, in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. Value, £300.* Patron, the Earl of St. Germans. The church, which retains two of its original Norman arches, has a tower of Norman architecture, and was recently restored. There is a national school.

Latton through time

Latton 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 Latton itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/11878

Date accessed: 20th October 2017


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