Netheravon is an Ancient Parish in the county of Wiltshire.

Other places in the parish include: Chisenbury-de-la-Folly.

Alternative names: Netherhaven

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1582
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1579

Nonconformists include: Particular Baptist and Primitive Methodist.

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

NETHERAVON, a village, a parish, and a sub district, in Pewsey district, Wilts. The village stands on the river Avon, 5 miles N by W of Amesbury, and 8 S by E of Woolborough r. station; and has a post-office under Marlborough. The parish contains also the tything of Chisenbury-de-la-Folly. Acres, 5,160. Real property, with Figheldean, £9,649. Rated property of N. alone, £3,664. Pop., 546. Houses, 121. The property is not much divided. The manor, with Netheravon House, belongs to Sir M. E. H. Beach, Bart. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £348. Patron, the Bishop of Salisbury. The church is ancient, was recently restored, and has a pinnacled tower. There are chapels for Baptists and Primitive Methodists, and charities £7. Sydney Smith was curate here. The sub-district contains also twelve other parishes, and a chapelry. Acres, 36,866. Pop., 5,471. Houses, 1,199.

Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].


Vision of Britain historical maps


  • County: Wiltshire
  • Civil Registration District: Pewsey
  • Probate Court: Court of the Peculiar of the Prebendal of Netheravon
  • Diocese: Salisbury
  • Rural Deanery: Pre-1847 – None, Post-1846 – Potterne
  • Poor Law Union: Pewsey
  • Hundred: Elstub and Everleigh
  • Province: Canterbury

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