Dilton  Wiltshire


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

DILTON, a chapelry in Westbury parish, Wilts; on the Westbury and Yeovil and the Somerset and Wey-mouth railways, 2 miles SW of Westbury. Post town, Dilton-Marsh, under Westbury. Pop. returned with the parish. Dilton Court is the seat of Col. Phipps. The living is a p. curacy, annexed to the vicarage of Westbury, in the diocese of Salisbury. The church is old and small.

Additional information about this locality is available for Westbury

Dilton through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 23rd April 2018

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