Norton Bavant

Tower of All Saints Church

Small village and civil parish in Wiltshire, England, 2 mi southeast of Warminster.

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Tower of All Saints Church

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River Wylye

Chalk stream in the south of England, with clear water flowing over gravel.

Chalk stream in the south of England, with clear water flowing over gravel.

The river at Kingston Deverill

The river passes through or touches the parishes of Bishopstrow, Norton Bavant, Heytesbury, Knook, Upton Lovell, Boyton, Codford, Stockton, Wylye and Wilton, near the southern edge of Salisbury Plain.

Cotley Hill

Scratchbury and Cotley Hills SSSI

Cotley Hill

Scratchbury & Cotley Hills SSSI is a 53.5 hectare biological Site of Special Scientific Interest at Norton Bavant in Wiltshire, England, notified in 1951.

St John's Church

Sutton Veny

Village and civil parish in the Wylye valley, to the southeast of the town of Warminster in Wiltshire, England; the village is about 3 mi from Warminster town centre.

Village and civil parish in the Wylye valley, to the southeast of the town of Warminster in Wiltshire, England; the village is about 3 mi from Warminster town centre.

St John's Church

'Sutton' means 'south farmstead' in relation to Norton Bavant, one mile (1 mi) to the north.

Scratchbury Camp, viewed from Battlesbury Hill

Scratchbury Camp

Scratchbury Camp, viewed from Battlesbury Hill
Pencil sketch of Scratchbury camp by Sir Richard Colt-Hoare, 1810. The seven tumuli within the hill fort are also shown.
Detail of the northeast flank earthwork defences at Scratchbury Camp
Drawing of finds from the Scratchbury Grave Group, 1869; William Pilsbury after Richard Colt-Hoare (1758–1838); Watercolour on paper, 26.7 x 17.8 (cm); located at the Society of Antiquaries of London
1817 Ordnance Survey Map of Scratchbury Camp
Scratchbury Camp as viewed from the southwest: the distinctive features of Scratchbury Hill, including the ramparts of the hill fort and one of the taller barrows, are clearly defined
The Adonis blue butterfly can be found on and around Scratchbury Camp
Siegfried Sassoon

Scratchbury Camp is the site of an Iron Age univallate hillfort on Scratchbury Hill, overlooking the Wylye valley about 1 km northeast of the village of Norton Bavant in Wiltshire, England.

Etheldred Benett

Early English geologist often credited with being the first female geologist, having devoted much of her life to collecting and studying fossils that she discovered in South West England.

Early English geologist often credited with being the first female geologist, having devoted much of her life to collecting and studying fossils that she discovered in South West England.

Notes on Chicksgrove Quarry, 1815
Sketches of fossil Alyconia, 1816
Watercolour of meteorite, 1825

From 1802 she lived at Norton House in Norton Bavant, near Warminster, Wiltshire where she lived with her sister Anna Maria.

John Jardine Paterson

Scottish businessman whose career was mostly in India.

Scottish businessman whose career was mostly in India.

He was a member of the Oriental Club and at the time of his death was living in retirement at Norton Bavant Manor in Wiltshire, which had been bought in 1947 by his father-in-law.

Church of St Peter and St Paul, Heytesbury

Church of England parish church for the parish of Heytesbury with Tytherington and Knook, Wiltshire, England.

Church of England parish church for the parish of Heytesbury with Tytherington and Knook, Wiltshire, England.

In 1976 the parishes of Sutton Veny and Norton Bavant were added.