Keevil  Wiltshire


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

KEEVIL, a parish in Westbury district, Wilts; on an affluent of the river Avon, and near the Kennet and Avon canal, 4½ miles E of Trowbridge r. stationIt includes the tything of Bulkington; and its post town is Steeple-Ashton, under Trowbridge. Acres, 2, 883. Real property, £5, 070. ...

Pop., 669. Houses, 157. The property is divided among a few. The manor belongs to W. W. B. Beach, Esq. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £250.* Patrons, the Dean and Chapter of Winchester. The church is good, and has an embattled tower. There are a Wesleyan chapel, and a slightly endowed school.

Keevil through time

Keevil 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 Keevil itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 17th April 2024

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