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Hilmarton, Wiltshire

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Hilmarton, Wiltshire

Hilmarton is a small village in North Wiltshire, in the West of England. The village is situated on the A3102 between the towns of Calne and Wootton Bassett, and 3 km south of Lyneham. The Anglican village church of St. Laurence dates from the 12th century and has Grade 1 listed building status. The church contains what is believed to be an original edition of the King James Bible from 1611, a rare document of which less than two hundred are known to still exist.
Administrative CountyWiltshire
Traditional CountyWiltshire
OS GridSU0275
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityWiltshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityWiltshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityWiltshire
Ambulance AuthorityGreat Western
Population745 (2001 census)

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

Hillmarton ~ Adhelmertone ~ Helmerin ~ Helmertune

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

Hillmarton, par. and vil., N. Wilts, 3½ miles NE. of Calne, 4182 ac., pop. 756; P.O.; in vicinity of vil. is the seat of Hillmarton Manor.

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