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Berwick St James, Wiltshire

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Berwick St James, Wiltshire

Berwick St James is a village and civil parish in Wiltshire, England. According to the 2001 census it had a population of 185. The village is about nine miles north of Salisbury. The mid 12th century church is notable for the fact that the stone benches in the porch are carved with the grid for the medieval board game Nine Men's Morris. Stapleford, the castle built for William of Normandy's huntsman Waleran, is nearby.
Administrative CountyWiltshire
Traditional CountyWiltshire
OS GridSU0739
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityWiltshire

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

Berwick St James, par., S. Wilts, 5½ miles SW. of Amesbury, 2531 ac., pop. 189; P.O.

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