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Compton Chamberlayne, Wiltshire

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Compton Chamberlayne, Wiltshire

Compton Chamberlayne is a small village in south Wiltshire, straddling the A30 road some 8 miles from Salisbury. It is bounded by the villages of Dinton and Baverstock to the north, Barford St Martin to the east, Fovant to the west and Broad Chalke to the south. On its southern border there is high chalk downland and on its northern border is the River Nadder. There are approximately 25 houses privately owned. There is a village hall in the centre of the village.
Post townSalisbury
Administrative CountyWiltshire
Traditional CountyWiltshire
OS GridSU0229
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityWiltshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityWiltshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityWiltshire
Ambulance AuthorityGreat Western
Dialling code01722

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

Compton Chamberlain

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

Compton Chamberlayne, par. and vil., S. Wilts, 4½ miles SW. of Wilton, 2130 ac., pop. 298; P.O., called Compton Chamberlain.

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