Beckhampton

BECKHAMPTON, a tything, in the parish of Avebury, union of Marlborough, hundred of Selkley, Marlborough and Ramsbury, and N. divisions of Wilts, 6 miles (W.) from Marlborough; containing 155 inhabitants. The village adjoins Beckhampton downs, and is situated on the road from London, which here divides into two branches, one leading through Devizes, and the other through Calne and Chippenham. There was formerly a chapel.

Transcribed from A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, 7th edition, published in 1848.

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