Badbury, a tithing in Chisledon parish, Wilts, 3½ miles SE of Swindon. An ancient camp liere, called Badbury or Siddington Castle, is supposed to be the Mons Bodonicus of the Romans, and the Baddiebrigg of the Saxons, and was the scene, in 520, of King Arthur's defeat of Cerdic.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Poor Law union||Highworth and Swindon|
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Badbury from the following:
Online maps of Badbury are available from a number of sites:
- Bing (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- Google Streetview.
- National Library of Scotland. (Old maps)
- old-maps.co.uk (Old Ordnance Survey maps to buy).
- Streetmap.co.uk (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- A Vision of Britain through Time. (Old maps)
Newspapers and Periodicals
The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Wiltshire papers online: