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Upton Lovell, Wiltshire

Historical Description

Upton Lovell, a parish in Wiltshire, on the river Wiley, 2 miles SE of Heytesbury station on the G.W.R. It has a post and money order office under Bath; telegraph office, Heytesbury. Acreage, 1424; population, 233. The manor belonged anciently to the Lovells. An ingeniously constructed bridge here spans the Wiley. A large woollen cloth factory is in the village. There are large tumuli and other antiquities. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Salisbury; net value, £200 with residence. Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church is a small edifice with a low square tower.

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 unionWarminster 

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

Church Records

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Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Newspapers and Periodicals

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RegionSouth West
Postal districtBA12
Post TownWarminster