Where is Highworth?

Highworth is a market town in Wiltshire, England located about six miles (9.7 km) north-east of Swindon town centre. At the 2001 census it had a population of 7,996. It is often described as the gateway to the Cotswolds.


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Our Next Monthly Guest Speaker

26th March 2018
The The Archaeology and Early History of Highworth.
by Mike Stone.
With the new building work in the town finds of the early settlers are being made all the time. Areas include
the Cricklade Road area, The Willows and Priory Green.

Prices for Lectures:
Members: Free of charge
Visitors: £3.00.

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If you have any information, documents or photographs regarding the history of Highworth and surrounding villages and are willing for us to include them on this website we would love to hear from you.



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