Slaughterford shown within Wiltshire
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The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) said of it:
SLAUGHTERFORD, a parish in the hundred of Chippenham, county of Wilts, 5 miles N. W. of Chippenham, its post town, and 9 E. of Bath. The village, which is considerable, is situated on Box brook, a branch of the river Avon. In the vicinity is Bury-Wood camp, on the Fosse Way. The living is a perpetual curacy annexed to the rectory of Biddestone, in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. The church, dedicated to St. Nicholas, is an ancient structure with a tower containing one bell.
All significant local government functions are the responsibility of the Wiltshire Council unitary authority. Slaughterford is represented in parliament by James Gray and in Wiltshire Council by Jane Scott, both Conservatives.
- Slaughterford at genuki.org.uk
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