Avon  Wiltshire


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

AVON, an extra-parochial tract in Chippenham district, Wilts; on the river Avon, adjacent to the Great Western railway, 3¼ miles NE of Chippenham. Acres, 156. Pop., 20. Houses, 3.

Avon through time

Avon 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 Avon itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 04th December 2021

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