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Wingfield or Winkfield, Wiltshire

Historical Description

Wingfield or Winkfield, a parish, with Rowley tithing, in Wiltshire, 2 miles WSW of Trowbridge station on the G.W.R. It has a post office under Trowbridge; money order and telegraph office, Trowbridge. Acreage, 1389; population of the civil parish, 302; of the ecclesiastical, 319. There is a parish council consisting of seven members. Wingfield House is a seat of the Caillard family. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Salisbury; net value, £175 with residence. The church is a small structure of stone in the Perpendicular style, and has been restored.

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.

Ecclesiastical parishWinkfield St. Andrew 

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