Buttermere  Wiltshire


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

BUTTERMERE, a parish in the district of Hungerford, and county of Wilts; 4¾ miles S of Hungerford r. station. Post Town, Shalbourn, under Hungerford. Acres, 1,502. Real property, £906. Pop., 12 8. Houses, 26. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £229. Patron, the Bishop of Winchester.

Buttermere through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 17th April 2024

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