Allington with Boscombe Parish


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Allington is a village and civil parish in Wiltshire, England, about nine miles north-east of Salisbury. The parish includes the villages of Allington and Boscombe.

Nearby villages are Idmiston, Amesbury and Newton Tony.

James Bell's A new and comprehensive gazetteer of England and Wales (1836) says -

ALLINGTON (formerly Aldington), a parish in the hundred of Amesbury, county of Wilts. The living is a rectory in the archdeaconry and diocese of Salisbury, valued in the king's books at £14 13s. 4d. and in 1839 in the patronage of the earl of Craven. There is a free school here. Distance from Amesbury 3 1/2 m. E.S.E. The population in 1801 was 75; and in 1831, 80. Assessed property, £721.00