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Hilperton, Wiltshire

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Hilperton, Wiltshire

Hilperton is a village and civil parish in Wiltshire, England, and is separated by only a few fields from the town of Trowbridge. The village is on the edge of Trowbridge, 2.5 miles northeast of the town centre. There are two main parts of the village: The old quarter, including the church, Hill Street, and the pub. A large area of new housing constructed from 1997, mostly called Paxcroft Mead, a district often mistaken as a suburb of Trowbridge.
Post townTrowbridge
Administrative CountyWiltshire
Traditional CountyWiltshire
OS GridST8759
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityWiltshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityWiltshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityWiltshire
Ambulance AuthorityGreat Western
Population4,284 (2001 census)

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

Hilprington ~ Helperintone ~ Helprintone

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

Hilperton, par. and vil., N. Wilts, near Trowbridge, 1078 ac., pop. 822; P.O.

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