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Corton, Wiltshire

Historical Description

Corton, a township in Boyton parish, Wiltshire, 1 mile S of Heytesbury.

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


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

Ancient CountyWiltshire 
Civil parishBoyton 
Poor Law unionWarminster 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.


Church of England

Corton Chapel of Ease

The church is a chapel of ease to St Mary, Boyton.


Baptist Chapel

The Baptist chapel, erected in 1827, has a burial-ground attached.

Baptist Mission Hall

The Baptist Mission Hall was built in 1914.

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Corton from the following:


Online maps of Corton are available from a number of sites:

Newspapers and Periodicals

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

RegionSouth West
Postal districtBA12
Post TownWarminster