SUTTON-VENEY, a parish in the hundred of Warminster, county Wilts, 3 miles S.E. of Warminster, its post town, and 2 S.W. of Heytesbury. The village is situated near the river Wiley. The living is a rectory* in the diocese of Sarum, value £800. The church is dedicated to St. Leonard. The parochial charities produce about £11 per annum. There is a free school. The Independents and Baptists have chapels.
[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) - Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]
Sutton Veny is 3 miles SE of Warminster. Grid Ref ST903417. Postcode BA12 7AP. Population 848 in 1831, 568 in 1951.
- St John the Evangelist, High Street, Church of England
- St Leonard, Duck Street, Church of England
- Congregational Chapel, Other
- Primitive Methodist Chapel, Other
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