Perham Down

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Swinton Barracks

Perham Down is a village in Wiltshire, England, near Ludgershall and Tidworth. It is on the edge of Salisbury Plain about 6 miles (10 km) northwest of Andover, Hampshire and is often referred to by locals as Perham. The village is in Tidworth civil parish.


In 1915 a hutted camp was built on Perham Down.[1] The barracks were rebuilt between 1972 and 1974 and renamed Swinton Barracks at that time.[2]


  1. ^ "Tidworth". Wiltshire Community History. Wiltshire Council. Retrieved 23 November 2014. 
  2. ^ "Barracks". Tidworth Town Council. Retrieved 23 November 2014. 

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Coordinates: 51°14′20″N 1°37′55″W / 51.239°N 1.632°W / 51.239; -1.632