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South Newton, Wiltshire

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South Newton, Wiltshire

South Newton is a village and civil parish about 4 miles north-west of Salisbury in Wiltshire, England. The village straddles the A36 road. Topologically it lies between chalk downs to the north-east and downland with Grovely Wood to the south-west. In the valley is the River Wylye with water meadows. The Wessex Main Line railway passes the village on the opposite bank of the River Wylye.
Post townSalisbury
Administrative CountyWiltshire
Traditional CountyWiltshire
OS GridSU0834
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityWiltshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityWiltshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityWiltshire
Ambulance AuthorityGreat Western
Dialling code01722
Population756 (2001 Census)
 

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

Newton ~ Newton South

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

Newton, South, par. and vil., Wilts, on river Wiley, 2 miles NW. of Wilton, 3502 ac., pop. 675; P.O.

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