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Draycott Foliatt, Wiltshire

Historical Description

Draycott-Foliatt, a parish in Wiltshire, 4½ miles SSE of Swindon, and 5½ SSE of Swindon railway station. Post town, Chisledon, under Swindon. Acreage, 706; population, 40. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Salisbury; value, £133. Bishop Buckeridge, the writer against Bellarmino, was a native.

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 
Poor Law unionHighworth and Swindon 

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