Place:


Upton Lovell  Wiltshire

 

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

UPTON-LOVELL, a parish in Warminster district, Wilts; on the river Wiley, and on the Bath and Salisbury railway, 2 miles SE of Heytesbury. It has a post-office under Bath. Acres, 1,399. Real property, £2,096. Pop., 210. Houses, 51. The manor belonged anciently to the Lovells. An ingeniously constructed bridge here spans the Wiley. There are large tumuli and other antiquities. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £325.* Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church is good; and there is an endowed school with £15 a year.

Upton Lovell through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/12128

Date accessed: 22nd September 2021


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