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Tisbury, Wiltshire

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Tisbury, Wiltshire

The large village of Tisbury lies approximately 13 miles west of Salisbury in the English county of Wiltshire. With a population at the 2001 census of 2,056 it is an important local centre for communities around the upper River Nadder and Vale of Wardour. It is the largest settlement within the Cranborne Chase and West Wiltshire Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (larger nearby settlements such as Salisbury and Shaftesbury are just outside it).
Post townSalisbury
Administrative CountyWiltshire
Traditional CountyWiltshire
OS GridST9429
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityWiltshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityWiltshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityWiltshire
Ambulance AuthorityGreat Western
Dialling code01747
Population2,056 (2001)

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


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

Tisbury, small town and par. with ry. sta., Wilts, 12¾ miles W. of Salisbury, 7355 ac., pop. 2445; P.O., T.O., 2 Banks; the par. contains the townships of East Tisbury and West Tisbury, pop. 894 and 796. Tisbury derived some importance, in old times, from its neighbourhood to Wardour Castle.

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