Poulshot  Wiltshire


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

POULSHOT, a parish in Devizes district, Wilts;on an affluent of the river Avon, 2½ miles S S E of Seend r.station, and 3½ S W by W of Devizes. It has a post-office under Devizes. Acres, 1, 589. Real property, £3, 961. Pop., 334. Houses, 73. The manor belongs to W. Long, Esq. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £463.* Patron, the Bishop of Salisbury. The church was recently restored. There is an endowed school with £11 a year.

Poulshot through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 13th April 2024

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