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Standlinch or Standlynch, Wiltshire

Historical Description

Standlinch or Standlynch, a parish in Wiltshire, on the river Avon, 1 mile from Downton station on the L. & S.W.R., and 5 miles SE by S of Salisbury. Post town, Salisbury; money order and telegraph office, Downton. Acreage, 713; population, 72. Standlinch House was built in 1733 by Sir P. Vandeput, and is now the seat of Earl Nelson and called Trafalgar House. There is no living.

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 unionAlderbury 

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