Figheldean  Wiltshire


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

FIGHELDEAN, or Fittledean, a parish in Amesbury district, Wilts; on the river Avon, 4¼ miles N-of Amesbury, and 9 S of Pewsey r. station. It includes the hamlet of Ablington; and its post town is Duddington, under Salisbury. Acres, 5, 279. Rated property, £4, 326. Pop., 472. Houses, 94. The living is a vicarage in the dio. of Salisbury. Value, £310.* Patron, the Bishop of S. The church is ancient, and was repaired in 1859.

Figheldean through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 17th April 2024

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