Heddington

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This article is about the village in Wiltshire. For the suburb of Oxford, see Headington.
Heddington
St. Andrew's Church, Heddington - geograph.org.uk - 1114692.jpg
St Andrew's Church
Heddington is located in Wiltshire
Heddington
Heddington
 Heddington shown within Wiltshire
Population 456 (in 2011)[1]
OS grid reference ST999663
Civil parish Heddington
Unitary authority Wiltshire
Ceremonial county Wiltshire
Region South West
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town CALNE
Postcode district SN11 0
Dialling code 01380
Police Wiltshire
Fire Wiltshire
Ambulance South Western
EU Parliament South West England
UK Parliament North Wiltshire
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Coordinates: 51°23′46″N 2°00′11″W / 51.396°N 2.003°W / 51.396; -2.003

Heddington is a village and civil parish in Wiltshire, England 3 miles (4.8 km) south of Calne. The parish includes the hamlet of Heddington Wick.

The Anglican Church of St Andrew is Grade II* listed.[2][3] For church purposes the parish is part of the Oldbury Benefice, together with Calstone Wellington, Cherhill, Compton Bassett and Yatesbury.[4]

A Buddhist Meditation Centre in the Saya Gyi U Ba Khin tradition is situated in Splatts House.[5]

King's Play Hill is a biological Site of Special Scientific Interest within the parish.

Every July the village is host to the Heddington and Stockley Steam Rally, which attracts steam engine owners from across the globe.

Heddington has a primary school and a public house, The Ivy.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Wiltshire Community History - Census". Wiltshire Council. Retrieved 10 February 2015. 
  2. ^ "List entry - Church of St Andrew, Heddington". English Heritage. Retrieved 7 February 2015. 
  3. ^ "Wiltshire Community History - Church of St. Andrew, Heddington". Wiltshire Council. Retrieved 10 February 2015. 
  4. ^ "Search Result: Oldbury Benefice". A Church Near You. The Church of England. Retrieved 10 February 2015. 
  5. ^ "Wiltshire Community History - The Sayagyi U Ba Khin Memorial Trust, Heddington". Wiltshire Council. Retrieved 10 February 2015. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Heddington at Wikimedia Commons