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Corsley, Wiltshire

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Corsley, Wiltshire

Corsley is a village and civil parish 3 miles west of Warminster in Wiltshire, England, at grid reference ST828467. The parish includes seven hamlets: Corsley Heath (generally regarded as the centre of the parish), Lane End, Longhedge, Lyes Green and three Whitbournes. The 2001 census recorded a parish population of 716. Much of the parish was originally part of the Longleat Estate and part of the Longleat Safari Park lies within the parish boundary. Corsley Mill is now in Chapmanslade parish.
Administrative CountyWiltshire
Traditional CountyWiltshire
OS GridST8246
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityWiltshire

Other names by which Corsley, Wiltshire has been known in the past


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

Corsley, par., N. Wilts, 3 miles NW. of Warminster, 2580 ac., pop. 1019; P.O.; contains the hamlets of Great and Little Corsley, also Corsley Heath, with half-yearly fairs.

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