Ford, Wiltshire

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This article is about the village near Chippenham, Wiltshire. For the village near Salisbury, see Laverstock and Ford.
Ford
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Cottages in Ford
Ford is located in Wiltshire
Ford
Ford
 Ford shown within Wiltshire
OS grid reference ST841748
Civil parish North Wraxall
Unitary authority Wiltshire
Ceremonial county Wiltshire
Region South West
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Chippenham
Postcode district SN14
Dialling code 01249
Police Wiltshire
Fire Wiltshire
Ambulance South Western
EU Parliament South West England
UK Parliament North Wiltshire
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Coordinates: 51°28′19″N 2°13′48″W / 51.472°N 2.230°W / 51.472; -2.230

Ford is a small village located in the northwest of Wiltshire, England. It had a population of 580 in the 2001 census. The village is situated along the A420 road, 11 miles east of Bristol and 4 miles west of Chippenham.

Ford is the second largest village in the civil parish of North Wraxall,[1] a collection of five settlements which includes Upper Wraxall, North Wraxall, The Shoe (also on the A420) and Mountain Bower. There is a pub called the White Hart, but no other shops.

The Bybrook River flows through the village.

A church of St John was designed by C.E. Ponting in 1896 and converted into a residence in 2001.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Wiltshire Community History". Wiltshire Council. Retrieved 8 March 2013. 
  2. ^ "Church of St. John, Ford, North Wraxall". Wiltshire Community History. Wiltshire Council. Retrieved 19 March 2015. 

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