Sandy Lane, Wiltshire

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Coordinates: 51°24′43″N 2°03′07″W / 51.412°N 2.052°W / 51.412; -2.052

Thatched Church in the village of Sandy Lane

Sandy Lane is a hamlet situated between the towns of Chippenham and Devizes in Wiltshire, and between the villages of Bromham and Derry Hill on the A342 road.[1] It is 3 km south of the old Roman Road running from Bath to London, now called the A4, and was called Verlucio in Roman times. The 'village' pub is called The George Inn.

Until 1864, Sandy Lane belonged to the civil parish of Derry Hill, but then it was transferred to the new parish of Chittoe. [2]

The hamlet is well known in central Wiltshire for its array of well-preserved thatched cottages.

References[edit]

  1. ^ OS Explorer Map 156, Chippenham and Bradford-on-Avon Scale: 1:25 000.Publisher: Ordnance Survey A2 edition (2007). ISBN 978-0319239438
  2. ^ Wiltshire Council - Derry Hill church information