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Milston is a civil parish in Wiltshire situated approximately 12 miles north of Salisbury and is separated from neighbouring Durrington by the River Avon. The name is derived from the Old English midlest tūn, meaning "middlemost farm/settlement". It consists of two hamlets: Milston and Brigmerston, plus some farm buildings on the Salisbury Plain. The Milston hamlet contains a small grade II* listed Saxon chapel dedicated to St Mary.
|OS Settlement Classification||Other settlement (village, hamlet etc)|
Other names by which Milston, Wiltshire has been known in the past
Milston, Wiltshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)
Milston, par. and vil., Wilts, on river Avon, 3 miles NE. of Amesbury, 2265 ac., pop. 155; birthplace of Joseph Addison (1672-1719), poet and essayist.
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