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Keevil, Wiltshire

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Keevil, Wiltshire

Keevil is a village and civil parish in Wiltshire, England. The parish population has varied little since 1801. After the Second World War the barracks of RAF Keevil were used as a temporary home for Polish refugees. Today the small Ministry of Defence airfield at RAF Keevil is used for gliding at weekends. Keevil Primary School serves the surrounding villages.
Post townTrowbridge
Administrative CountyWiltshire
Traditional CountyWiltshire
OS GridST9258
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityWiltshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityWiltshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityWiltshire
Ambulance AuthorityGreat Western
Dialling code01380
Population432
 

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

Chivele

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

Keevil, par., township, and vil., Wilts, 4½ miles E. of Trowbridgep - par., 1910 ac., pop. 550; township, pop. 377; P.O.; in vicinity of vil. is the seat of K. House.

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