Grittleton

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Grittleton
Grittleton village2 19y07.JPG
Grittleton village (westwards)
Grittleton is located in Wiltshire
Grittleton
Grittleton
 Grittleton shown within Wiltshire
Population 539 (in 2011)[1]
OS grid reference ST860800
Civil parish Grittleton
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
Website sites.google.com/site/grittletonvillage/
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Coordinates: 51°31′08″N 2°12′11″W / 51.519°N 2.203°W / 51.519; -2.203

Grittleton village (eastwards)
The church in Grittleton

Grittleton is a village and civil parish in Wiltshire, England, 6.5 miles northwest of Chippenham. The parish includes the hamlets of Leigh Delamere, Littleton Drew and Sevington.[2]

The Grittleton House estate is the home of Grittleton House School, which was founded in 1951.

The Anglican Church of All Saints at Littleton Drew is Grade II* listed.[3][4]

The village is represented in parliament by James Gray and in Wiltshire Council by Jane Scott, both Conservatives.

Catherine Stepney, novelist, was born here in 1778.[5]

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  1. ^ "Wiltshire Community History - Census". Wiltshire Council. Retrieved 6 February 2015. 
  2. ^ "Wiltshire Community History: Map of the parish of Grittleton". Retrieved February 27, 2014. 
  3. ^ "List entry - Church of All Saints, Grittleton". English Heritage. Retrieved 6 February 2015. 
  4. ^ "Wiltshire Community History - Church of All Saints, Littleton Drew". Wiltshire Council. Retrieved 6 February 2015. 
  5. ^ Elizabeth Lee, ‘Stepney , Catherine, Lady Stepney (1778–1845)’, rev. Rebecca Mills, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004; online edn, Sept 2010 accessed 5 Dec 2014

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