Landford

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Landford
St Andrews Church, Landford - geograph.org.uk - 1286370.jpg
St Andrew's Church
Landford is located in Wiltshire
Landford
Landford
Landford shown within Wiltshire
Population 1,271 (in 2011)[1]
OS grid reference SU257188
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town SALISBURY
Postcode district SP5 2A
Dialling code 01794
Police Wiltshire
Fire Dorset and Wiltshire
Ambulance South Western
EU Parliament South West England
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Wiltshire
50°58′05″N 1°38′06″W / 50.968°N 1.635°W / 50.968; -1.635Coordinates: 50°58′05″N 1°38′06″W / 50.968°N 1.635°W / 50.968; -1.635

Landford is a village and civil parish 10 miles (16 km) southeast of Salisbury in Wiltshire, England. To the south and east of the parish is the county of Hampshire and the New Forest National Park.

The village has a primary school, a public house (the Landford Poacher),[2] a village shop and post office. The village used to have a bakery but it closed in 2007.

Nearby Landford Bog and Landford Heath are biological Sites of Special Scientific Interest.

Notable people[edit]

Notable buildings[edit]

The Church of England parish church of Saint Andrew is Grade II* listed[3] and was built in 1858 to designs by the Gothic Revival architect William Butterfield.[4][5]

Landford Manor dates from the 17th century and is Grade II* listed.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Wiltshire Community History - Census". Wiltshire Council. Retrieved 19 February 2015. 
  2. ^ The Landford Poacher
  3. ^ Historic England. "Church of St Andrew, Landford (1184023)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 19 February 2015. 
  4. ^ Pevsner, Nikolaus; Cherry, Bridget (revision) (1975). The Buildings of England: Wiltshire. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books. p. 291. ISBN 0 14 071026 4. 
  5. ^ "Church of St. Andrew, Landford". Wiltshire Community History. Wiltshire Council. Retrieved 19 February 2015. 
  6. ^ Historic England. "Landford Manor, Landford (1300292)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 19 February 2015. 

External links[edit]

  • "Landford". Wiltshire Community History. Wiltshire Council. Retrieved 19 February 2015. 

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