"CHITTOE, (or Chitway), a tything in the parish of Bishop's Cannings, in the county of Wilts, 5 miles N.W. of Devizes, its post town and railway station, and the same distance from Chippenham. The living is a perpetual curacy in the diocese of Salisbury, value £90, in the patronage of the bishop. The church, dedicated to St. Mary, is a neat modern edifice in the early English style of architecture. The Primitive Methodists have a chapel, and there are National schools for both sexes."
[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) - Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]
Chittoe was part of the parish of Bishops Cannings until 1946.
- St Mary, Chittoe Heath, Church of England
- St Nicholas, Back Lane, Sandy Lane, Church of England
- Chittoe Heath Methodist Chapel, Chittoe Heath, Methodist
- Providence Baptist Chapel, Sandy Lane, Other
- St Mary the Virgin and St Nicholas, Sandy Lane, Other
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Population was 220 in 1831, ?? in 1951.