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Kilmington, Wiltshire

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Kilmington, Wiltshire

Kilmington is a village and civil parish in the extreme west of Wiltshire, England. The parish includes the hamlet of Norton Ferris. In the 2001 census the parish had a population of 292. It lies on the northern edge of the ancient Selwood Forest. Whitesheet Hill is in the far east of the parish, and Long Knoll (288m above sea level) is a long ridge on the northern boundary of the parish. Until 1896 Kilmington was in Somerset. The parish was part of the Norton Ferris Hundred.
Post townWarminster
Administrative CountyWiltshire
Traditional CountySomerset
OS GridST7736
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityWiltshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityWiltshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityWiltshire
Ambulance AuthorityGreat Western
Dialling code+44 (0)1985

Kilmington, Wiltshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Kilmington, par., Somerset, 6 miles NE. of Bruton, 2746 ac., pop. 477; P.O.

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