"CHISELDON, (or Chisledon), a parish in the hundred of Kingsbridge, in the county of Wilts, 8 miles S. of Highworth, and 4 from the Swindon railway station. The living is a vicarage* in the diocese of Salisbury, value £173, in the patronage of H. Calley, Esq., The church, dedicated to the Holy Cross, is a plain edifice, lately restored, and contains monuments to the Calley and Mellish families. The Methodists and Primitive Methodists have places of worship here and there is a National school for both sexes. The charities produce about £12 a year. T. Calley, Esq. is lord of the manor. Burdrop Park contains a substantial stone edifice, which is the seat of H. Calley, Esq."
[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) - Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]
Chiseldon is sometimes spelt as Chisledon or Chiselton.
- Holy Cross, Church Street, Church of England
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- Chiseldon Cemetery, Butts Road, Other
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Population was 1,148 in 1831, 2,275 in 1951.