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North Tidworth  Wiltshire

 

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

TIDWORTH (North), a parish, with a village, in the district of Andover and county of Wilts; 2 miles SW of Ludgershall, and 5¾ NNW of Grateley r. station. It has a post-office under Marlborough, and an inn. Acres, 3,069. Real property, with Ludgershall, £4,133. Pop. of N. T. alone, 345. ...


Houses, 68. T. Park was the seat of the late T. Assheton Smith, Esq.; had, in his time, a remarkable sporting establishment,-still commemorated in the Tidworth hunt; and occupies the site of a manor-house which gave rise to Addison's play of the "Drummer or the Haunted House" The living is a rectory in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £266.* Patron, the Lord Chancellor. Charities, £22.

North Tidworth through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/12121

Date accessed: 29th July 2017


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