"WINTERBOURNE MONKTON, a parish in the hundred of Silkley, county Wilts, 7 miles N.W. of Marlborough. The surface is flat and the soil light. The living is a vicarage annexed to that of Avebury. The church is dedicated to St. Mary Magdalene. There is a parochial school with a small endowment bequeathed by the late Mr. Hitchcock."