Chitterne

The village green
Victorian church
Surviving part of St Mary's Church

Village and civil parish in the county of Wiltshire, in the south west of England.

- Chitterne
The village green

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Stonehenge, the most famous antiquity on Salisbury Plain

Salisbury Plain

Chalk plateau in the south western part of central southern England covering 300 sqmi.

Chalk plateau in the south western part of central southern England covering 300 sqmi.

Stonehenge, the most famous antiquity on Salisbury Plain
Rough map of military training area (green) on Salisbury Plain within Wiltshire (blue) (it accounts for about half the area of Salisbury Plain)
Stonehenge, on Salisbury Plain
Military use makes some areas of the plain inaccessible to the public.
Typical grassland at Netheravon Down.
The burnt-tip orchid (Neotinea ustulata) can be found on Salisbury Plain
The Duke of Burgundy butterfly (Hamearis lucina)
The cuckoo bee Nomada armata
The fairy shrimp Chirocephalus diaphanus
The stone curlew

Amesbury is considered the largest settlement on the plain (southern fringes), though there are a number of small villages, such as Tilshead, Chitterne and Shrewton in the middle of the plain, as well as various hamlets and army camps.

Insignia of baronet

Ferdinand Mount

British writer, novelist, and columnist for The Sunday Times, as well as a political commentator.

British writer, novelist, and columnist for The Sunday Times, as well as a political commentator.

Insignia of baronet

Ferdinand Mount, brought up by his parents in Chitterne, an isolated village on Salisbury Plain, didn't go to school until he was almost nine.

Robert Dudley, 1st Earl of Leicester was a courtier favoured by Elizabeth I

Edward of Salisbury

Nobleman and courtier , probably part Anglo-Saxon, who served as High Sheriff of Wiltshire during the reigns of William I, William II and Henry I.

Nobleman and courtier , probably part Anglo-Saxon, who served as High Sheriff of Wiltshire during the reigns of William I, William II and Henry I.

Robert Dudley, 1st Earl of Leicester was a courtier favoured by Elizabeth I

Edward had augmented Chitterne, one of Wulfwynn's estates, with lands formerly owned by two thegns, Kenwin and Azor.

Danny Sullivan in 2005.

Danny Sullivan (technologist)

American technologist, journalist, and entrepreneur.

American technologist, journalist, and entrepreneur.

Danny Sullivan in 2005.

Later he married Lorna Harris, and lived for several years in Chitterne, a small village in England.

Armoured vehicles during a training exercise at Copehill Down

Copehill Down

Armoured vehicles during a training exercise at Copehill Down
Soldiers training at Copehill Down

Copehill Down is a Ministry of Defence training facility near Chitterne on Salisbury Plain, Wiltshire, England.

John Wallis Titt

John Wallis Titt

Late nineteenth-century English mechanical engineer and builder of a particular design of large wind engine.

Late nineteenth-century English mechanical engineer and builder of a particular design of large wind engine.

John Wallis Titt
Identification plate for one of Titt's machines

Titt was born in 1841 at Elm Farm, Chitterne, Wiltshire to John Titt and Eliza Titt (née Wallis).

Church of St Thomas à Becket

Tilshead

Village and civil parish in the county of Wiltshire in Southern England, about 9 mi northwest of the town of Amesbury.

Village and civil parish in the county of Wiltshire in Southern England, about 9 mi northwest of the town of Amesbury.

Church of St Thomas à Becket

In 1971 the benefice was united with those of Chitterne and Orcheston.

Sir Arthur Gooch, 14th Baronet

English baronet and retired regular officer of the British Army.

English baronet and retired regular officer of the British Army.

He is a member of the Army and Navy Club and lives at Chitterne, Wiltshire.

Colonel of the Regiment, QRIH

John Strawson (British Army officer)

British Army officer, best known for his service during the Second World War in the Middle East and Italy, and afterwards in Germany and Malaya.

British Army officer, best known for his service during the Second World War in the Middle East and Italy, and afterwards in Germany and Malaya.

Colonel of the Regiment, QRIH

They lived in Chitterne, Wiltshire.

Fore Street, the location of the lower ditch

Humphrey II de Bohun

Humphrey II de Bohun (died 1164/5) of Trowbridge Castle

Humphrey II de Bohun (died 1164/5) of Trowbridge Castle

Fore Street, the location of the lower ditch

He was the son and heir of Humphrey I de Bohun (died c.1123), 3rd feudal baron of Trowbridge, by his wife Maud of Salisbury, a daughter of Edward of Salisbury (died 1130), an Anglo-Saxon and 2nd feudal baron of Trowbridge and of Chitterne, both in Wiltshire.