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Great Chalfield, Wiltshire

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Great Chalfield, Wiltshire

Great Chalfield, also sometimes called by its Latin name of Chalfield Magna, formerly East Chalfield and anciently Much Chaldefield, is a small village and former civil parish in Wiltshire, England, now part of Atworth. Its nearest towns are Melksham, about 3 miles away to the north east, and Bradford-on-Avon, at about the same distance to the south west. It contains a notable manor house, Great Chalfield Manor.
Administrative CountyWiltshire
Traditional CountyWiltshire
OS GridST8663
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityWiltshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityWiltshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityWiltshire
Ambulance AuthorityGreat Western

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

Chalfield ~ Chalfield Great

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

Chalfield, Great, par., N. Wilts, 3 miles W. of Melksham, 700 ac., pop. 34.

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