Chute  Wiltshire


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

CHUTE, a village and a parish in the district of Andover and county of Wilts. The village stands on the Roman road from Winchester, under Chute Down, 3¼ miles NE of Ludgershall, and 6¼ NW of Andover r. station; and it bears sometimes the name of Upper Chute. The parish includes also the hamlet of Cadley; and has a post office, of the name of Chute-Standen, under Andover. ...

Acres, 3, 181. Real property, £2, 710. Pop., 538. Houses, 119. The property is divided among a few. Chute Lodge is the seat of the Rev. H. Fowle; and Conholt Park, of Lady Charles Wellesley. Haydon-Hill Castle, on the farm of Fosbury, is an ancient camp. The parish is a resort of sportsmen. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £244.* Patron, the Bishop of Salisbury. The church is very good. Charities, £7. Corderoy, the divine, was a native.

Chute through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 17th April 2024

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