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Upton Scudamore, Wiltshire

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Upton Scudamore, Wiltshire

Upton Scudamore is a village in Wiltshire, England, located about a mile north of the town of Warminster. In earlier centuries, it was often spelt Upton Skidmore. It appears on John Sexton's map of Wiltshire (1610) as simply Upton. The River Biss has its source as the Biss Brook in Upton Scudamore. Upton Cow Down rises above the village to the north-east, on the western edge of Salisbury Plain.
Administrative CountyWiltshire
Traditional CountyWiltshire
OS GridST8647
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityWiltshire

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

Upton Scudamore, par., Wilts, 1½ mile NW. of Warminster, 2503 ac., pop. 312.

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