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Tilshead, Wiltshire

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Tilshead, Wiltshire

Tilshead is a small village located in Wiltshire, in England. It lies approximately midway between the villages of Shrewton and Market Lavington, and is located at the source of the River Till. Its population in 2001 was 359, down from a peak of 989 inhabitants in 1951. The White Barrow long barrow site is nearby. It lies close to the geographical centre of Salisbury Plain on the A360 road.
Administrative CountyWiltshire
Traditional CountyWiltshire
OS GridSU0347
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityWiltshire

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

Theodulveside ~ Tidulfhide

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

Tilshead, par. and vil., Wilts, on Salisbury Plain, 9 miles S. of Devizes, 3990 ac., pop. 473; P.O.

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