Blackland  Wiltshire


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

BLACKLAND, a parish in Calne district, Wilts; near the Roman road, 1½ mile SE of Calne r. station, and 7 ESE of Chippenham. Post town, Calne, under Chippenham. Acres, 537. Real property, £1,604. Pop., 54. Houses, 12. The property is divided among a few. Blackland House was formerly the seat of the Maundrells, and is now the seat of the Tanners. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £160. Patron, the Rev. James Mayo. The church was repaired in 1859.

Blackland through time

Blackland 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 Blackland itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 17th April 2024

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