Winterbourne Stoke

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Winterbourne Stoke
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Cottages and church
Winterbourne Stoke is located in Wiltshire
Winterbourne Stoke
Winterbourne Stoke
 Winterbourne Stoke shown within Wiltshire
Population 205 (in 2011)[1]
OS grid reference SU077411
Civil parish Winterbourne Stoke
Unitary authority Wiltshire
Ceremonial county Wiltshire
Region South West
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Salisbury
Postcode district SP3
Dialling code 01980
Police Wiltshire
Fire Wiltshire
Ambulance South Western
EU Parliament South West England
UK Parliament Salisbury
List of places
UK
England
Wiltshire

Coordinates: 51°10′08″N 1°53′31″W / 51.169°N 1.892°W / 51.169; -1.892

Winterbourne Stoke is a village and civil parish in Wiltshire, England, about 5 miles (8 km) west of Amesbury and 3 miles (4.8 km) west of the prehistoric monument of Stonehenge.

The village is on the River Till at the southern edge of Salisbury Plain, on both sides of a single-carriageway stretch of the busy A303 trunk road.

Notable buildings[edit]

The Church of England parish church of St Peter (12th century with 19th-century restoration) is Grade II* listed,[2] as is the 17th-century Manor House.[3] The church has the pulpit from St Giles at the deserted village of Imber.[4]

Amenities[edit]

The village has a pub, the Bell Inn, and a petrol filling station. There is no school; the nearest primary school is at Shrewton.

Most of Parsonage Down national nature reserve is within the parish.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Wiltshire Community History - Census". Wiltshire Council. Retrieved 28 July 2015. 
  2. ^ Historic England. "Church of St Peter, Winterbourne Stoke (1130975)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 28 July 2015. 
  3. ^ Historic England. "Manor House, Winterbourne Stoke (1130971)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 28 July 2015. 
  4. ^ Historic England. "Church of St Giles, Imber (1036472)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 28 July 2015. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Winterbourne Stoke at Wikimedia Commons