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Ludgershall, Wiltshire

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Ludgershall, Wiltshire

Ludgershall is a town and civil parish 16 miles north east of Salisbury, Wiltshire, at grid SU264509. The population was: 535 in 1831; 1,906 in 1951; and 3,775 in 2001. Ludgershall is now officially a town.
Post townANDOVER
Administrative CountyWiltshire
Traditional CountyWiltshire
OS GridSU2650
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityWiltshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityWiltshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityWiltshire
Ambulance AuthorityGreat Western
Dialling code01264

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

Ludgarshall ~ Ludgashall ~ Lurgeshall ~ Lutgershall ~ Litlegarsele

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

Ludgershall, par. and vil. with ry. sta., Wilts, 6½ miles NW. of Andover and 14½ miles SE. of Marlborough, 1773 ac., pop. 491; P.O.; has remains of ancient castle.

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