Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for LAKE

LAKE, a tything in Wilsford parish, Wilts; on the river Avon, 2 miles SW of Amesbury. Pop., 74. Lake House is the seat of the Rev. E. Duke; was built in the time of James I.; forms an excellent specimen of the architecture of that period; and contains some valuable curiosities collected by the late Mr. Duke, the antiquary, author of the "Druidical Temples of Wilts, " the "£Halle of John Halle,"

(John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72))

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "a tything"   (ADL Feature Type: "countries, 4th order divisions")
Administrative units: Wilsford Cum Lake CP/AP       Wiltshire AncC
Place: Lake

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