In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Fifield Bavant like this:
FIFIELD-BAVANT, a parish in Wilton district, Wilts; on an affluent of the river Avon, 4½ miles S by W of Dinton r. station, and 6¾ SW of Wilton. Post town, Broad Chalk, under Salisbury. Acres, 1, 145. Real property, with Ebbesbourne-Wake, £3, 129. Rated property of F. -B. alone, £763. Pop., 33. Houses, 6. The property is divided between two. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £170.* Patron, the Marquis of Bath. The church was recently in disrepair.
Fifield Bavant is now part of Salisbury district. Click here for graphs and data of how Salisbury has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Fifield Bavant itself, go to Units and Statistics.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Fifield Bavant, in Salisbury and Wiltshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 29th March 2017
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