Beechingstoke  Wiltshire


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Beechingstoke like this:

BEECHING-STOKE, a parish in Devizes district, Wilts; on the river Avon, 2 miles S of the Kennet and Avon canal, and 6 ESE of Devizes r. station. It has a post office under Devizes. Acres, 880. Real property, £1,893. Pop., 180. Houses, 44. The property is divided among four. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £293.* Patron, G. W. Heneage, Esq. The church is tolerable.

Beechingstoke through time

Beechingstoke is now part of Kennet district. Click here for graphs and data of how Kennet has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Beechingstoke itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Beechingstoke, in Kennet and Wiltshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 27th January 2022

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