Patney

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Patney
Patney - geograph.org.uk - 1742375.jpg
Communications hub, Patney
Patney is located in Wiltshire
Patney
Patney
Patney shown within Wiltshire
Population 155 (in 2011)[1]
OS grid reference SU072585
Civil parish
  • Patney
Unitary authority
Shire county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Devizes
Postcode district SN10
Dialling code 01380
Police Wiltshire
Fire Dorset and Wiltshire
Ambulance South Western
EU Parliament South West England
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Wiltshire
51°19′34″N 1°53′53″W / 51.326°N 1.898°W / 51.326; -1.898Coordinates: 51°19′34″N 1°53′53″W / 51.326°N 1.898°W / 51.326; -1.898

Patney is a small village and civil parish in Wiltshire, England, in the Vale of Pewsey about 4.5 miles (7.2 km) south-east of Devizes.

The infant Salisbury Avon forms part of the southern boundary of the parish.

Local government[edit]

All significant local government services are provided by Wiltshire Council, with its headquarters in Trowbridge, and the parish is represented there by Paul Oatway, who succeeded Brigadier Robert Hall in 2013. Its Member of Parliament is Claire Perry, Member for Devizes.

Railway[edit]

The Stert and Westbury Railway was built close to the north of the village in 1900 by the Great Western Railway Company. There was a station where the road to All Cannings crossed the line; it was closed when local services were withdrawn in 1966.

Amenities[edit]

The nearest Anglican church is St John the Baptist at Chirton. Patney had a church since the 12th century, St Swithin's, which was rebuilt in 1878, closed in 1992, and became a private residence in 1996.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Wiltshire Community History - Census". Wiltshire Council. Retrieved 28 March 2015. 
  2. ^ "Church of St. Swithin, Patney". Wiltshire Community History. Wiltshire Council. Retrieved 28 March 2015. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Patney at Wikimedia Commons