Wikipedia:WikiProject Wiltshire

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WikiProject Wiltshire
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Welcome to WikiProject Wiltshire. The aim of this project is to simply bring together editors working on Wiltshire-related articles with an aim of improving and expanding all aspects of the coverage of the English county of Wiltshire. Anybody with an interest in or knowledge of Wiltshire is free to join and help contribute to anything related to the county. If you would like to help this project, please join the participants list, inquire on the project's talk page or see the to do list below. This project started on 18:18 PM of 18 September 2010.

Participants[edit]

If you would like to join, please feel free and add your name to the list. You may also wish to give a short description of your areas of interest in Wiltshire.

  1. Jaguar (talk · contribs) I can copyedit any articles if need be and I will do anything to improve this project. 18:18, 18 September 2010 (UTC)
  2. Redrose64 (talk · contribs) - mainly railway-related articles 19:02, 20 September 2010 (UTC)
  3. Hroðulf (talk · contribs) (or Hrothulf) With a couple of brief Wilts articles under my belt, I will be glad to pop in now and again 13:05, 23 September 2010 (UTC)
  4. Moonraker (talk · contribs) 03:25, 9 November 2010 (UTC)
  5. Bailo26 (talk · contribs) 17:04, 19 April 2011 (UTC)
  6. BabbaQ (talk · contribs) 21:18, 19 April 2011 (UTC) If requested I can help with edits on Wiltshire related articles.
  7. LPG32 (talk · contribs) 18:51, 24 September 2013 (UTC) I will sometimes pop in to edit locations around my local area.

Assessment[edit]

Current status[edit]

Below is a bot generated table stats are generated automatically every 2-3 days, but they can be updated manually by entering Wiltshire into the box here.



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To do[edit]

edit·history·watch·refresh Stock post message.svg To-do list for Wikipedia:WikiProject Wiltshire:

Here are some tasks awaiting attention:
Wikiproject Wiltshire: Latest News
Latest news Current tasks
  • The Wiltshire template now has a 'needs-infobox' feature to be added on articles that do not have infoboxes. Just add {{WikiProject Wiltshire|class=|importance=|needs-infobox=yes}} to the talk page of any article needing an infobox and it will be added to the Wiltshire articles needing infoboxes category. Once an infobox has been added to the article, don't forget to remove the needs-infobox=yes on the talk page.
  • The Wiltshire Portal (shortcut:P:Wilts) is more or less complete now although some sections have gaps which need to be filled in. If you have any new ideas for the portal, please feel free and add them at P:Wilts.
  • Our parent project, WP:GEO, has mentioned the town of Highworth on their to do list. The article is currently a stub and urgently deserves a cleanup. (Though Highworth has been on that list for over four years...)
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Notable articles[edit]

Places[edit]

Towns[edit]

Districts[edit]

Former districts[edit]

Other[edit]

Canals[edit]

Railways[edit]

Importance Criteria[edit]

Importance scale[edit]

Below is the importance criteria for Wikiproject Wiltshire. Articles tagged with {{WikiProject Wiltshire}} should be assessed for the project. The importance of an article varies on the importance of itself to be tagged with a High, Mid or Low importance.

Need: A measure of a subject's importance, regardless of its quality
Top Subject is a must-have for a print encyclopedia.
High Subject is exceptionally important.
Mid Subject contributes a depth of knowledge.
Low Subject fills in important details.
NA Subject importance is not applicable.

Thoughts/Proposal:

Top Large settlements or landmarks, very notable from outside. Stonehenge, Salisbury Cathedral, Swindon
High Smaller settlements and places of interest with awareness outside the county. Wootton Bassett, Salisbury Plain, Warminster,
Mid Smallest settlements and areas. Places of importance to notable residents, including more notable schools and colleges. This overviews the whole of the county. Kennet and Avon Canal, List of places in Wiltshire
Low Everything else, generally only important to a smaller number of people in the county. Conholt, Calne railway station, Alderbury

Related projects[edit]

Parent projects[edit]

Local projects[edit]

Templates[edit]

Navboxes[edit]

Add these navboxes to the end of an article for a box with a listing of various things (i.e. settlements, rivers, landmarks).

Barnstar[edit]

Wiltshire Barnstar.jpg The WikiProject Wiltshire Barnstar
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To use this, simply add {{subst:Wiltshire Barnstar|message ~~~~}} to the talk page of the user you want to reward. Make sure you include a message which indicates why they are receiving the award.

Featured articles[edit]

Good articles[edit]

Did you know? articles[edit]

Resources[edit]

Online books[edit]

Libraries and archives[edit]

Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre[edit]

These sites, co-ordinated at the Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre [1] in Chippenham, should be useful for researching history and archaeology.

Tools[edit]

Main tool page: toolserver.org

External watchlist[edit]

Categories[edit]

Main category: Wiltshire

Guidelines[edit]