Wiltshire

 

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Wiltshire, England: 51.349200, -1.992700

Wiltshire (often abbreviated to Wilts) is a county in South West England. 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.

Two-thirds of the county is built on chalk and 92,000 acres of Wiltshire is owned by the MOD (most of it on Salisbury plain.

Wiltshire is notable for its pre-Roman archaeology - Stonehenge and Avebury are perhaps the most famous Neolithic sites in the UK.

The Kennet & Avon Canal is a total of 87 miles in length and links London with the Bristol Channel. The Caen Hill Locks are a flight of 29 locks between Rowde and Devizes with a rise of 1 in 44 gradient or 237 feet in 2 miles.

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