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Ashton Keynes, Wiltshire

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Ashton Keynes, Wiltshire

Ashton Keynes is a village and civil parish in Wiltshire, England, near the border with Gloucestershire, about 6 miles south of Cirencester and 4 miles north of Cricklade. According to the 2001 census the parish had a population of 1,420. The village lies within the Cotswold Water Park and is situated on the River Thames about 7 miles from its source near Kemble.
Administrative CountyWiltshire
Traditional CountyWiltshire
OS GridSU0494
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityWiltshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityWiltshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityWiltshire
Ambulance AuthorityGreat Western

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

Ashton Keines

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

Ashton Keynes, par. and civ. par., N. Wilts, 3 miles NE. of Minety ry. sta. and 4 miles W. of Cricklade -- par., 4260 ac., pop. 1254; civ. par., 2800 ac. (16 water), pop. 959; P.O.

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