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Bishopstone, Wiltshire

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Bishopstone, Wiltshire

Not to be confused with Bishopstone, Swindon Bishopstone is a civil parish in Wiltshire, England, one of the villages in the River Ebble valley. It is located about 6 miles south-west of Salisbury. According to the 2001 census it had a population of 614. The church of St John the Baptist in Bishopstone is a large cruciform church with a perpendicular central tower. There are several monuments outside.
Post townSalisbury
Administrative CountyWiltshire
Traditional CountyWiltshire
OS GridSU0725
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityWiltshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityWiltshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityWiltshire
Ambulance AuthorityGreat Western
Dialling code01722

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

Bishopstone, par. and vil., N. Wilts, 4½ miles SW. of Salisbury, 4452 ac., pop. 627; P.O. The church shows many styles of architecture.

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