Chitterne  Wiltshire


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

CHITTERNE-ALL-SAINTS, or Chiltern-All Saints, a parish in Warminster district, Wilts; on an affluent of the river Wiley, near Knock Castle, 4 miles NNE of Codford r. station, and 8½ E by S of Warminster. Post town, Heytesbury, under Bath. Acres, 4, 476. Rated property, £2, 482. Pop., 509. ...

Houses, 104. The property is divided among a few. The parish is a meet for the South Wilts hounds. The living is a vicarage, united with the vicarage of Chitterue-St. Mary, in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, 319.* Patron, alternately the Bishop of Salisbury and the Dean and Chapter. The church was built in 1863, after designs by Wyatt; is in the perpendicular English style, 102 feet long and 52 wide; has an apsidal chancel with four unsymmetrical windows, and a western tower, 56 feet high; and consists of stone and flint, with Bath stone dressings.

Chitterne through time

Chitterne 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 Chitterne itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 13th April 2024

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