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Larkhill, Wiltshire

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Larkhill, Wiltshire

Larkhill is a garrison town in the civil parish of Durrington, Wiltshire, England. It is 800 yards west of Durrington village proper and 1 mi north of the prehistoric monument of Stonehenge. It is about 10 mi north of Salisbury. The settlement has a long association with the British military and originally grew from military camps. It is now one of the main garrisons on Salisbury Plain, along with Tidworth, Bulford Camp and Warminster.
Administrative CountyWiltshire
Traditional CountyWiltshire
OS GridSU1244
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityWiltshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityWiltshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityWiltshire
Ambulance AuthorityGreat Western
Dialling code01980
Population2,187 (2001 census)

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