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Chapel Plaster, Wiltshire

Historical Description

Chapel Plaster, a place 3 miles SW of Corsham, in Wilts. It was in the Romish times a resting-place of pilgrims on the way to Glastonbury Abbey, and in last century the retreat of the notorious highwayman John Baxter.

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

Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Wiltshire papers online: