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Alton Priors, Wiltshire

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Alton Priors, Wiltshire

Alton is a civil parish in the English county of Wiltshire. It comprises the twin villages of Alton Barnes and Alton Priors, together with the nearby hamlet of Honeystreet on the Kennet and Avon Canal. The United Kingdom Census 2001 recorded the parish population as 229.
Post townMARLBOROUGH
Administrative CountyWiltshire
Traditional CountyWiltshire
OS GridSU1162
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityWiltshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityWiltshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityWiltshire
Ambulance AuthorityGreat Western
Dialling code01672
Population229 (2001)
 

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

Wodensburge

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

Alton Priors, eccl. dist., Overton par., N. Wilts, 7 miles E. of Devizes, 2630 ac., pop. 198.

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