How many people live in Pewsey?
|Population||3,634 (2011 census)|
|OS grid reference||SU1660|
What is the population of Wiltshire?
|• Ranked||9th of 326|
|Density||153/km2 (400/sq mi)|
How big is Wiltshire?
Is Pewsey a nice place to live?
Pewsey has been named one of the 30 Best Places to Live in the Countryside by The Times. The Vale of Pewsey is at the foot of the Marlborough Downs, with open landscapes, and Pewsey village was once renowned by the Saxon King Alfred.”
What is Pewsey famous for?
A statue of King Alfred, unveiled in June 1913 to commemorate the coronation of George V, still stands in the centre of Pewsey. Referred to as “Pevesie” in the Domesday Book° of 1086 CE, Pewsey was said to have had 46 villagers, 24 tenant farmers, 6 serfs and 7 mills.
What is the biggest town in Wiltshire?
What celebrities live in Wiltshire?
Wiltshire is prime celeb spotting country… there’s Madge, Sting, Toyah, Melinda, Peter Gabriel, Nigel Havers, Zoe Wannamaker and C3PO and they’re just the resident stars.
Whats it like to live in Pewsey?
Pewsey is pleasant enough, if you stay away from the council estate and sheltered housing. The latter has some drug problems a while back. Marlborough is probably the best town in the area but a decent house there can be pricey.
What’s it like to live in Pewsey?
Where should I live in Wiltshire?
In no particular order we have shared some of the most picture-perfect villages to visit here in Wiltshire.
- Castle Combe. Oh Castle Combe, a filmmaker’s paradise!
- Lacock. Lacock, near Chippenham, is another village which has regularly starred on screen.
- Broad Chalke.
Where is Pewsey in the UK?
Pewsey is a large village and civil parish at the centre of the Vale of Pewsey in Wiltshire, about 6 miles (10 km) south of Marlborough and 71 miles (114 km) west of London. It is within reach of the M4 motorway and the A303 and is served by Pewsey railway station on the Reading to Taunton line .
Where is Pewsey White Horse Hill?
The Pewsey White Horse hill figure is located on a steep slope of Pewsey Hill about 1 mi (1.6 km) south of the village, and can be viewed from several places in the surrounding area. It was cut in 1937 and is one of the smaller Wiltshire white horses.
Are there any farmsteads in Pewsey?
On the lowland between West Wick and the main villages in the parish several isolated farmsteads were built. A little north of Pewsey village Buckleaze mill was standing in the Middle Ages, probably on its present site, (fn. 214) where a red-brick mill house of the late 18th century or early 19th survived in 1997.
Is Pewsey Vale School a good school?
Pewsey Vale School is a state secondary school, without a sixth form. Pewsey has a state Primary Academy, Pewsey Primary School. It appeared in the 100 Most Improved Schools table for its 2013 results and its 2014 results put it in the top 100 schools nationally.