Colerne  Wiltshire


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

COLERNE, a parish in Chippenham district, Wilts; on an affluent of the river Avon, near the Fosse way, 2 miles NNE of Box r. station, and 3½ WNW of Corsham. It has a post office under Chippenham. Acres, 3, 620. Real property, £6, 010. Pop., 1, 040. Houses, 239. The property is subdivided. ...

The surface is hilly. One ancient camp is on Colerne Down; and another is in Colerne Park. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. Value, £92.* Patron, New College, Oxford. The church is partly Norman, and in tolerable Condition; and there is an independent chapel. Charities, £13.

Colerne through time

Colerne 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 Colerne itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 27th January 2022

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