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Wardour, Wiltshire

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Wardour, Wiltshire

Wardour Castle is located at Wardour, near Tisbury, in the English county of Wiltshire, about 15 miles west of Salisbury. The original castle was partially destroyed during the Civil War. It is managed by English Heritage who have designated it as a grade I listed building, and is open to the public.
Administrative CountyWiltshire
Traditional CountyWiltshire
OS GridST9227
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityWiltshire
 

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

Werdore

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

Wardour, township and vil., Tisbury par., Wilts, 2 miles SW. of Tisbury, pop. 755; Wardour Castle, the seat of Lord Arundell of Wardour, stands in a park 5 miles in circuit.

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