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Norton Coleparle or Norton, Wiltshire

Historical Description

Norton Coleparle or Norton, a parish in Wiltshire, on Akeman Street, 2½ miles S of the boundary with Gloucestershire, 4 SW of Malmesbury station on The G.W.R., and 7¼ N by W of Chippenham. Post town, Malmesbury. Acreage, 928; population of the civil parish, 99; of the ecclesiastical, 103. The surface is elevated and wooded. The living is a vicarage In the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol; gross value, £106. The church is ancient, and was restored in 1874.

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

Administration

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

Ancient CountyWiltshire 
Ecclesiastical parishNorton-Coleparle All Saints 
HundredMalmesbury 
Poor Law unionMalmesbury 

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