Sutton Mandeville

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Sutton Mandeville
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Sutton Mandeville
Location within Wiltshire
Population232 (in 2011) [1]
OS grid reference ST987289
Civil parish
  • Sutton Mandeville
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town SALISBURY
Postcode district SP3
Dialling code 01722
Police Wiltshire
Fire Dorset and Wiltshire
Ambulance South Western
EU Parliament South West England
UK Parliament
Website Parish Council
List of places
UK
England
Wiltshire
51°03′32″N2°01′12″W / 51.059°N 2.020°W / 51.059; -2.020 Coordinates: 51°03′32″N2°01′12″W / 51.059°N 2.020°W / 51.059; -2.020

Sutton Mandeville is a village and civil parish in Wiltshire, England. The village lies off the A30 road in the Nadder valley between the city of Salisbury in Wiltshire and the town of Shaftesbury in neighbouring Dorset. The parish includes the hamlets of Lower Chicksgrove and Sutton Row.

Wiltshire County of England

Wiltshire is a county in South West England with an area of 3,485 km2. It is landlocked and borders the counties of Dorset, Somerset, Hampshire, Gloucestershire, Oxfordshire and Berkshire. The county town was originally Wilton, after which the county is named, but Wiltshire Council is now based in the county town of Trowbridge.

A30 road Road in England

The A30 is a major road in England, running WSW from London to Land's End. It is 284 miles (457 km) long.

The River Nadder is a tributary of the Salisbury Avon, flowing in south Wiltshire, England.

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Governance

The parish has a locally-elected parish council, which was created in 1974 to replace the earlier parish meeting. This is consulted on all parish matters, while most significant local government functions are carried out by the Wiltshire Council unitary authority.

A parish meeting, in England, is a meeting to which all the electors in a civil parish are entitled to attend.

A local government is a form of public administration which, in a majority of contexts, exists as the lowest tier of administration within a given state. The term is used to contrast with offices at state level, which are referred to as the central government, national government, or federal government and also to supranational government which deals with governing institutions between states. Local governments generally act within powers delegated to them by legislation or directives of the higher level of government. In federal states, local government generally comprises the third tier of government, whereas in unitary states, local government usually occupies the second or third tier of government, often with greater powers than higher-level administrative divisions.

Wiltshire Council British administrative body

Wiltshire Council is a council for the unitary authority of Wiltshire in South West England, created in 2009. It is the successor authority to Wiltshire County Council (1889–2009) and the four district councils of Kennet, North Wiltshire, Salisbury, and West Wiltshire, all of which were created in 1974 and abolished in 2009.

Until 1986 Sutton Mandeville was part of Tisbury parish. [2]

Tisbury, Wiltshire village and civil parish in Wiltshire, England

Tisbury is a large village and civil parish approximately 13 miles (21 km) west of Salisbury in the English county of Wiltshire. With a population at the 2011 census of 2,253 it is a centre for communities around the upper River Nadder and Vale of Wardour. The parish includes the hamlets of Upper Chicksgrove and Wardour.

Amenities

The Anglican Church of All Saints dates from the 13th century and has a 15th-century tower. It was restored in 1862 by T.H. Wyatt and is Grade II* listed. [3]

Church of England Anglican state church of England

The Church of England is the established church of England. The Archbishop of Canterbury is the most senior cleric, although the monarch is the supreme governor. The Church of England is also the mother church of the international Anglican Communion. It traces its history to the Christian church recorded as existing in the Roman province of Britain by the third century, and to the 6th-century Gregorian mission to Kent led by Augustine of Canterbury.

Thomas Henry Wyatt Anglo-Irish architect

Thomas Henry Wyatt was an Anglo-Irish architect. He had a prolific and distinguished career, being elected President of the Royal Institute of British Architects 1870–73 and being awarded its Royal Gold Medal for Architecture in 1873. His reputation during his lifetime was largely as a safe establishment figure, and critical assessment has been less favourable more recently, particularly in comparison with his younger brother, the better known Matthew Digby Wyatt.

Listed building Protected historic structure in the United Kingdom

A listed building, or listed structure, is one that has been placed on one of the four statutory lists maintained by Historic England in England, Historic Environment Scotland in Scotland, Cadw in Wales, and the Northern Ireland Environment Agency in Northern Ireland.

There is a pub called The Compasses Inn at Lower Chicksgrove. [4]

Notable people

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References

  1. "Wiltshire Community History - Census". Wiltshire Council. Retrieved 23 May 2015.
  2. "Victoria County History - Wiltshire - Vol 13 pp195-248 - Parishes: Tisbury". British History Online. University of London. Retrieved 23 May 2015.
  3. Historic England. "Church of All Saints, Sutton Mandeville (1318693)". National Heritage List for England . Retrieved 23 May 2015.
  4. Directory at suttonmandevillepc.com, accessed 5 May 2012

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