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Slaughterford, Wiltshire

Slaughterford is a small village and former civil parish some five miles to the north-west of Chippenham in Wiltshire, in the South West of England. It is now part of the parish of Biddestone. The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) said of it: SLAUGHTERFORD, a parish in the hundred of Chippenham, county of Wilts, 5 miles N. W. of Chippenham, its post town, and 9 E. of Bath. The village, which is considerable, is situated on Box brook, a branch of the river Avon.
Post townCHIPPENHAM
Administrative CountyWiltshire
Traditional CountyWiltshire
OS GridST8473
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityWiltshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityWiltshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityWiltshire
Ambulance AuthorityGreat Western
 

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

Slaughterford, par., Wilts, 3½ m. NW. of Corsham, 2291 ac. (including Biddestone St Nicholas), pop. 160.

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