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"HIGHWAY, a parish in the hundred of Potterne, county Wilts, 4½ miles N.E. of Calne, its post town, and 5 S. of Wootton Basset. The village consists of a few farmhouses. The tithes have been commuted for a rent-charge of £165. The living is a perpetual curacy annexed to the vicarage* of Bremhill, in the diocese of Sarum. The church is dedicated to St. Peter. Augustus Henry Tongs, Esq., is lord of the manor."

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

 

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Churches

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Church Records

  • Common to all parishes is a VRI Chr 1606-1906, Mar 1606-1904

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Description & Travel

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Gazetteers

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Historical Geography

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History

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Maps

    You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SU048742 (Lat/Lon: 51.46692, -1.932692), Highway which are provided by:

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    Societies

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