WHADDON, a parish in the hundred of Melksham, county Wilts, 3 miles N.E. of Trowbridge. The parish is intersected by the river Avon and the Kennet and Avon canal. The living is a discharged rectory annexed to that of Hilperton. The manor belongs to Walter Long, Esq., M.P., who resides at Hilperton.
[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) - Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]
Whaddon is 3 miles NE of Trowbridge. Grid Ref ST880615. Postcode BA14 6NR. Population 58 in 1831.
- St Mary the Virgin, Whaddon Lane, Church of England
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