Latton, Wiltshire

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Latton
St John the Baptist church, Latton - geograph.org.uk - 714213.jpg
St John the Baptist church
Latton is located in Wiltshire
Latton
Latton
Latton shown within Wiltshire
Population 548 (in 2011)[1]
OS grid reference ST093957
Civil parish
  • Latton
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Swindon
Postcode district SN6
Dialling code 01793
Police Wiltshire
Fire Dorset and Wiltshire
Ambulance South Western
EU Parliament South West England
UK Parliament
Website www.lattonparishcouncil.org.uk
List of places
UK
England
Wiltshire
51°39′36″N 1°52′01″W / 51.660°N 1.867°W / 51.660; -1.867Coordinates: 51°39′36″N 1°52′01″W / 51.660°N 1.867°W / 51.660; -1.867

Latton is a village and civil parish in Wiltshire, England, 1.5 miles (2.4 km) north of Cricklade. The village is bypassed by the A419 road from Swindon to Cirencester.

Waterways[edit]

The River Churn flows through the parish on its way to join the Thames north of Cricklade.

The Thames and Severn Canal also passed through the parish, connecting Stroud with the Thames at Lechlade until its closure in 1933. Near the village was a junction with the North Wilts Canal, a branch of the Wilts & Berks Canal which provided a connection to Swindon.

Church[edit]

The Church of England parish church of St John the Baptist is a Grade I listed building.[2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Wiltshire Community History - Census". Wiltshire Council. Retrieved 20 February 2015. 
  2. ^ Historic England. "Details from image database (317843)". Images of England. 
  3. ^ "Church of St John the Baptist, Latton". Wiltshire Community History. Wiltshire Council. Retrieved 20 February 2015. 

External links[edit]

  • "Latton". Wiltshire Community History. Wiltshire Council. Retrieved 20 February 2015. 

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