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Odstock, Wiltshire

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Odstock, Wiltshire

Odstock is a village and civil parish about 2.5 miles south of Salisbury in Wiltshire, England. In the woods about Odstock are earthworks. The meaning of the name is probably "Odo's stockade". Odstock's parish population was 118 in 1801, 158 in 1901 and 535 in 1971. The 2001 census recorded a parish population of 559. Odstock Hospital - now Salisbury District Hospital - is famous for its specialist burns and spinal units.
Post townSalisbury
Administrative CountyWiltshire
Traditional CountyWiltshire
OS GridSU1426
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
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Other names by which Odstock, Wiltshire has been known in the past

Odestoche

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

Odstock, par., Wilts, 2½ miles S. of Salisbury, 1295 ac., pop. 148; contains Odstock House, seat.

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