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 Provisional Subjects List For The Website

on North Wiltshire History


Some of the subjects have now been written and these are highlighted below.


AREA COVERED: At present the area being covered is that which is bounded by: Melksham/Devizes/Avebury/RoyalWooton  Basset/ Malmesbury/ and Corsham,


1. The Wesleyan Chapel Studley.

2. The Wilsaetas (Saxon Tribe). 

3. Battle of Chippenham 1643.

4. Derry Hill Church. 

5. Bowood House Architecture.  

6. Celtic Tribes.      

7. Cherhill White Horse.                       

8. Fox Talbot. 

9. St.Dunstan.                                          

10. Calne Broadcloth.   

11. Lacock Abbey.                                   

12. Local Notables.  

13. Saxon Calne                                        

14. Medieval Calne    

15. Medieval Chippenham.                   

16. Alfred at Chippenham.  

17. Arthur                                                  

18. Saxon Conquest.  

19. The Domesday Book                       

 20.Stanley Abbey.  

21. Priory of Kington St.Michael.      

22. Royal Forests. 

23. The Moonrakers.                             

24. Joseph Priestley

25. Little Zoar Baptist Chapel.           

26. Maud Heath’s Causeway. 

27. The Burning of Reginald de Cobham        

28.The Ridgeway.

29. Silbury Hill                                          

30. The Sanctuary. 

31. Avebury.

32. West Kennet Long Barrow

33. Sandy Lane Providence Chapel. 

34. The Wilts and Berks Canal.

35. Martha Marshman & William Wiltshire     

36. Bowood Estate Brief History

37. The Viking Battle of Chippenham 

38. Alexander Keiller

39. The Avenue                                        

40. The Marqueesate of Lansdowne

41. The Augustinian Priory of Bradenstoke

42. Studley Economic History 1643-1999

43. The Holy Well Biddestone

44. The Dumbpost

45. Bremhill.  

46.The Battle of Roundway Down 1643.   

47.The Siege of Devizes 1643

48. Spas and Mineral Springs

49. Bradford on Avon Abbey

50. The War of Stephen and Matilda

51. Devizes Castle

52. The Lansdowne Monument

53. Gabriel Goldney

54. Pinhills

 


 Notes:

(i) Items in italic & bold have been completed.

(ii) More subjects to be added.