Clyffe Pypard  Wiltshire


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

CLIFFE-PYPARD, a parish in Cricklade district, Wilts; 2 miles WNW of Broad-Hinton, and 3½ S by E of Wootton-Bassett r. station. It includes part of the village of Broad-Town; and its post town is Broad-Hinton, under Swindon. Acres, 3, 985. Real property, £7, 671. Pop., 910. Houses, 206. ...

The manor, with Cliffe-Pypard House, belongs to H. N. Goddard, Esq. A whirlwind, in September 1856, destroyed several hundred trees on the manor-house grounds. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £450. Patron, H. N. Goddard, Esq. The church is an ancient edifice, with a tower; and contains a brass, with effigies, of 1380. Charities, £40.

Clyffe Pypard through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 17th April 2024

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