Downton, Wiltshire, England


Downton, Wiltshire


The village of Downton is approximately 6 miles south of Salisbury. It straddles the River Avon just outside the New Forest National Park. For additional information please see A History of the County of Wiltshire: Volume 11 at British History Online. The ancient parish extends to include both Redlynch, which became a parish in its own right in 1838 and Charlton in 1851 as well as a number of smaller settlements.

Parish Church

The Parish (CofE) Church is St. Laurence, Downton, which can be found here on Google Street View. The church has its own website at http://www.stlaurencedownton.co.uk.

Parish Registers


Adjacent (pre 1832) Parishes

To the east the ancient parish of Downton was bounded by Whiteparish and the extra-parochial area of Langley Wood and Landford, to the south east by the extra-parochial area of No Man's Land and Bramshaw, HAM, to the south by the extra-parochial area of the New Forest, to the south west by Breamore, HAM and Whitsbury, to the north west by Odstock and to the north by Britford and Alderbury

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