Amesbury

Amesbury (/ˈmzbəri/) is a town and civil parish in Wiltshire, England. It is known for the prehistoric monument of Stonehenge which is within the parish. The town is claimed to be the oldest occupied settlement in Great Britain, having been first settled around 8820 BC.[2] The parish includes the hamlets of Ratfyn and West Amesbury, and part of Boscombe Down military airfield.

Amesbury

Cottages in Amesbury
Amesbury
Location within Wiltshire
Population10,724 (in 2011)[1]
OS grid referenceSU1642
Civil parish
  • Amesbury
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townSALISBURY
Postcode districtSP4
Dialling code01980
PoliceWiltshire
FireDorset and Wiltshire
AmbulanceSouth Western
UK Parliament
WebsiteTown Council
List of places
UK
England
Wiltshire
51.173°N 1.780°W / 51.173; -1.780

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