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Heytesbury, Wiltshire

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Heytesbury, Wiltshire

Heytesbury is a village (formerly considered to be a town) in Wiltshire, England, in the Wylye Valley, about three miles south of Warminster. Its parish includes most of the small neighbouring settlement of Tytherington, and it shares a parish council with Imber and Knook.
Administrative CountyWiltshire
Traditional CountyWiltshire
OS GridST9242
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityWiltshire

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

Hegtesburie ~ Heitesburie ~ Heitesbury ~ Heytesbury Cum Tytherington ~ Hestebe

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

Heytesbury, vil. with ry. sta., Heytesbury cum Tytherington par., S. Wilts, on river Wiley, 4 miles SE. of Warminster; P.O., T.O.; has church of 13th century and an hospital founded in 1470; was a parl. bor. returning 2 members until 1832; at W. side of vil. is Heytesbury House, seat of Lord Heytesbury.

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