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Great Cheverell

"GREAT CHEVERELL, a parish in the hundred of Swanborough, in the county of Wilts., 5 miles S.W. of Devizes. The manor belongs to Heytesbury hospital. The living is, a rectory in the diocese of Salisbury, value £353, in the patronage of the Rev. R. M. Atkinson, incumbent. The church is dedicated to St. Peter. The charities produce about £15 a year."

[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) - Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]

Great Cheverell is also known as Cheverell Magna.


  • St Peter, Church Lane, Church of England


  • St Peter, Church Lane, Church of England

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