Upton Scudamore, Wiltshire

Historical Description

Upton Scudamore, a parish in Wiltshire, 1 ½ mile NNW of Warminster station on the G.W.R. Post town, Warminster. Acreage, 2538; population of the civil parish, 256; of the ecclesiastical, 265. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Salisbury; net value, £290 with residence. Patron, Queen's College, Oxford. The church was rebuilt in 1859, and is an edifice in the Early English style, with an embattled western tower. There is a small Baptist chapel. Owen, the author of " Geoponica," was rector.

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 Upton-Scudamore St. Mary
Hundred Warminster
Poor Law union Warminster

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