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Potterne, Wiltshire

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Potterne, Wiltshire

Potterne is a village in the English county of Wiltshire. The civil parish of Potterne includes the hamlet of Potterne Wick. In the census of 2001, the village had a population of 1,570. It is located slightly to the south of Devizes and lies on the A360 which passes from Devizes to Salisbury. Potterne is the second-most populated village in Wiltshire, second to Market Lavington which has a population of over 2000 according to the census of 2001.
Post townDEVIZES
Administrative CountyWiltshire
Traditional CountyWiltshire
OS GridST9958
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityWiltshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityWiltshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityWiltshire
Ambulance AuthorityGreat Western
Population1,570 (as of 2001)

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

Potterne and Cannings ~ Poterne

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

Potterne, par., township, and vil., Wilts - par., 4956 ac., pop. 1658; township, pop. 1154; vil., 2 miles S. of Devizes; P.O., T.O.

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