South Wraxall Bibliography


South Wraxall Manor House


The area that forms the modern Civil Parish of South Wraxall are made up of parts of the Manor and of the Ancient Parish of Bradford and shared Bradford’s history until late in the 19th century, so many records will be found under Bradford.

WAM in the following list stands for Wiltshire Archaeological & Natural History Magazine volumes.


Chettle, H.F. 1952. Berlegh Chapel, Wraxall. WAM 54, p. 110.

Chitty, Walter 1889. Historic account of the Longs of Wiltshire.

Ditchfield, P.H. 1910. The manor houses of England.

Falconer, Jonathon 2009. Names in Stone: forgotten warriors of Bradford-on-Avon and district 1939-1945. Bed & Bolster.

Falconer, Jonathon 2010. Names in Stone: forgotten warriors of Bradford-on-Avon and district 1914-1918. Bed & Bolster.

Goddard, E.H. 1904. Gold ring found at South Wraxall. WAM 33, p. 414.

Jones, W.H. 1872. On the “fetter-lock” as a cognizance of the Longs of Wraxall. WAM 13, pp. 280-284.

Jones, W.H. 1873. St Audoen’s Chapel (a pamphlet).

Kidston, G.J. 1950. Cumberwell near Bradford-on-Avon. WAM 53(193), pp. 471-485.

Kidston, G.J. 1952. More about Cumberwell. WAM 53, pp. 279-288.

Langdon, Gee 1976. The year of the map: portrait of a Wiltshire town in 1841.

McCann, John & Pamela 2011. Dovecotes and pigeon lofts of Wiltshire

Michael, W. 1901. Historical spots in Wiltshire.

Nicol, Cheryl 2016. Inheriting the Earth: the Long family’s 500 year reign in Wiltshire.

Pafford, J.H.P. 1952. Bradford on Avon: the Saxon boundaries in Ethelred’s charter of 1001 AD. WAM 54. pp. 210-18, 372.

Parker, Vanessa Brett 2000. South Wraxall: a book for the year 2000.

Pevsner, Nikolas 1963. Buildings of England: Wiltshire. Revised by Bridget Cherry 1975.

Pugh, R.B. and Crittall, Elizabeth (eds.) 1953. A history of the County of Wiltshire, Vol. VII. Victoria County History. (Entry under Bradford on Avon)

Slocombe, Pamela M. 1992. Medieval buildings of Wiltshire. Wiltshire Buildings Record.

Walker, Thomas Larkins 1838. The History and Antiquities of the Manor House at South Wraxhall, and the Church of Saint Peter at Biddestone Wiltshire. Part III of his Examples of gothic architecture.

Walker, Thomas Larkins 1838. Manor-house at South Wraxall, Wiltshire. Gentleman’s Magazine, vol. 163, pp. 257-261.

Whittock, Martyn 1997. Wiltshire place-names.