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South Marston, Swindon

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South Marston, Swindon

South Marston is a village in north-east Wiltshire, England. The name Marston derives from the common English village name meaning marsh farm. It is part of the Borough of Swindon. Early in World War II, a Ministry of Aircraft Production shadow factory and airfield were built for the Phillips & Powis (later Miles) aircraft company which built Miles Master training aircraft there.
Administrative CountySwindon
Traditional CountyWiltshire
OS GridSU1988
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityWiltshire

Other names by which South Marston, Swindon has been known in the past

Marston ~ Marston South

South Marston, Swindon in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Marston, South, curacy, High worth par., Wilts.

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