Amesbury  Wiltshire


In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Amesbury like this:

Amesbury, par. and town, S. Wilts, 7½ m. N. of Salisbury, on river Avon, 5936 ac., pop. 1127; P.O., T.O.; contains the seat of A. Abbey. Market-day, Friday. Stonehenge is 2 miles W. of Amesbury.

Amesbury through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 21st June 2024

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