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West Ashton, Wiltshire

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West Ashton, Wiltshire

West Ashton is a village civil parish in Wiltshire, England. It is two miles south of Trowbridge, on the A350 road between Melksham and Yarnbrook bypassing Trowbridge. The parish includes the hamlets of East Town and Rood Ashton. Rood Ashton House was a country house that was destroyed in stages in the 20th century.
Post townTrowbridge
Administrative CountyWiltshire
Traditional CountyWiltshire
OS GridST8755
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityWiltshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityWiltshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityWiltshire
Ambulance AuthorityGreat Western
Population359 (2001 census)

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

Ashton ~ Ashton West

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

Ashton, West, tithing and eccl. dist., Steeple Ashton par., N.Wilts, 2½m.SE.of Trowbridge, 2040 ac., pop.306.

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