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Figheldean, Wiltshire

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Figheldean, Wiltshire

Figheldean is a village and civil parish on the River Avon 3.5 miles north of Amesbury in Wiltshire. Centred on the village, the parish of Figheldean extends 3 miles eastwards towards Tidworth as far as Devil's Ditch and 3 miles westwards beyond Larkhill towards Shrewton as far as Robin Hood's Ball. The parish includes the hamlet of Ablington. About 1 mile to the north is Netheravon, and about 1.5 miles to the south is Durrington.
Post townSalisbury
Administrative CountyWiltshire
Traditional CountyWiltshire
OS GridSU1547
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityWiltshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityWiltshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityWiltshire
Ambulance AuthorityGreat Western
Dialling code01980

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

Fittledean ~ Fisgledene

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

Figheldean, par., S. Wilts, on river Avon, 4 miles N. of Amesbury, 5429 ac., pop. 464; P.O.

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