Kingston Deverill

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Kingston Deverill
River Wylye at Kingston Deverill - geograph.org.uk - 890906.jpg
River Wylye at Kingston Deverill
Kingston Deverill is located in Wiltshire
Kingston Deverill
Kingston Deverill
Kingston Deverill shown within Wiltshire
Population 248 (in 2011)[1]
OS grid reference ST846371
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town WARMINSTER
Postcode district BA12
Dialling code 01985
Police Wiltshire
Fire Dorset and Wiltshire
Ambulance South Western
EU Parliament South West England
UK Parliament
List of places
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England
WiltshireCoordinates: 51°08′N 2°14′W / 51.13°N 2.23°W / 51.13; -2.23

Kingston Deverill is a village and civil parish in Wiltshire, England. Its nearest towns are Mere, about 4 miles (6.4 km) to the southwest, and Warminster, about 6 miles (9.7 km) to the northeast. The parish and its demographic figures include the village of Monkton Deverill.

The parish is in the Deverill Valley which carries the upper waters of the River Wylye. The six villages of the valley - Kingston, Monkton, Brixton Deverill, Hill Deverill, Longbridge Deverill and Crockerton - are known as the Deverills.

The Church of England parish church is St Mary's.[2]

Local government[edit]

Until 1934, Monkton Deverill was a separate parish.[3]

The parish elects a joint parish council with neighbouring Brixton Deverill. The combined council is Upper Deverills Parish Council.[4]

Kingston Deverill falls within the area of the Wiltshire Council unitary authority, which is responsible for all significant local government functions.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Wiltshire Community History - Census". Wiltshire Council. Retrieved 16 February 2015.  Note ONS raw data encapsulates 'too small to publish all data for reasons of confidentiality of living people' Brixton Deverill in the parish data being here identical to output area E00163628 so more demographic statistics will become available in a few decades from 2011
  2. ^ "Church of St. Mary the Virgin, Kingston Deverill". Wiltshire Community History. Wiltshire Council. Retrieved 16 February 2015. 
  3. ^ "Wiltshire Community History". Kingston Deverill. Wiltshire Council. Retrieved 16 February 2015. 
  4. ^ "Upper Deverills Parish Council". Wiltshire Community Web. Retrieved 16 February 2015. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Kingston Deverill at Wikimedia Commons