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Fonthill Gifford, Wiltshire

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Fonthill Gifford, Wiltshire

Fonthill Gifford is a village in Wiltshire, England. Its population has dwindled from 493 in the 1801 Census to 120 in the 2001 Census. The current Church of England parish church of All Saints was built in 1864–66 to designs by the Gothic Revival architect T.H. Wyatt. It replaced a neoclassical church built in 1747–49 near the parish boundary where the Hindon—Tisbury and Fonthill Bishop to Semley roads cross.
Post townSalisbury
Administrative CountyWiltshire
Traditional CountyWiltshire
OS GridST9231
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityWiltshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityWiltshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityWiltshire
Ambulance AuthorityGreat Western
Dialling code01747
Population120 (2001 census)

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

Fonthill Gifford, par., S. Wilts, 1½ mile SE. of Hindon, 1961 ac., pop. 478; contains the seats of Font-Hill Abbey and Fonthill Park.

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