Sedghill, Wiltshire

Historical Description

Sedgehill, a parish in Wiltshire, 1 ½ mile NNW of Semley station on the L. & S.W.R., and 4 ½ miles SW of Hindon. It has a post office under Shaftesbury; money order and telegraph office, Semley. Acreage, 1185; population of the civil parish, 176; of the ecclesiastical, 237. The living is a chapelry attached to Berwick St Leonard, in the diocese of Salisbury; net value, £225. The church is a stone building in the Gothic style.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England and Wales, 1894-5


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient County Wiltshire
Ecclesiastical parish Sedghill St. Catherine
Hundred Dunworth
Poor Law union Mere

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