All Saints' parish church
Chicklade shown within Wiltshire
|Population||75 (2011 Census)|
|OS grid reference|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|EU Parliament||South West England|
|UK Parliament||South West Wiltshire|
Chicklade is a village and civil parish in Wiltshire in southern England. The village is on the A303 road about 15 miles (24 km) westnorthwest of Salisbury. Chicklade is in the area of Wiltshire Council unitary authority, which has its seat in Trowbridge. The 2011 Census recorded the parish population as 75.
Chicklade is centred on its medieval Church of England parish church.
John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870–72) describes Chicklade as follows:
CHICKLADE, a parish in Tisbury district, Wilts; 1¼ mile N by E of Hindon, and 5 S by-W of Heytesbury r. station. Post town, Hindon, under Salisbury. Acres, 1,039. Real property, with Hindon, Berwick-St. Leonard, and Fonthill-Gifford, £5,111. Pop., 143. Houses, 23. The property is divided among a few. The surface is hilly. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £230. Patron, the Marquis of Bath. The church is good.
Sources and further reading
- Crowley, DA (ed); Freeman, Jane; Stevenson, Janet H (1987). A History of the County of Wiltshire. Victoria County History. 13: South-west Wiltshire: Chalke and Dunworth hundreds. Oxford University Press for the Institute of Historical Research. pp. 105–114. ISBN 978-0197227695.
- Wilson, John Marius (1870–72). Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales. London & Edinburgh: A Fullarton & Co.[page needed]
Media related to Chicklade at Wikimedia Commons
- Wiltshire and Swindon Sites and Monument Record Information: Chicklade at history.wiltshire.gov.uk[dead link]
- Chicklade at Google Maps
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