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Chillerton, Isle of Wight

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Chillerton, Isle of Wight

Chillerton is a village between Newport and Chale on the Isle of Wight in southern England. Chillerton is in the middle of a farming community. The nearby Chillerton Down is the site of an unfinished Iron Age promontory fort and a 229-metre antenna for the Isle of Wight radio station broadcasting on 107.00 MHz, as well as several other stations. It is the village's most prominent feature and can be seen from most parts of the island. It is known as the Chillerton Down transmitting station.
Post townNEWPORT
Administrative CountyIsle of Wight
Traditional CountyHampshire
OS GridSZ4884
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth East
Police AuthorityHampshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityIsle of Wight
Fire and Rescue AuthorityIsle of Wight
Ambulance AuthorityIsle of Wight
Dialling code01983

Other names by which Chillerton, Isle of Wight has been known in the past


Chillerton, Isle of Wight in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Chillerton, ham., 3¾ m. W. of Newport, Isle of Wight.

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