Trowbridge Barracks was erected in Bradley Road in 1794 by contractor John Scobell.
Benjamin Lansdown was born in Trowbridge in 1819 and was the son of a woollen mill employee.
First cathedral was built between 1075 & 1092 by the Bishop Osmond a larger building was on the site circa 1120.
Old Sarum in Wiltshire is well known as notorious rotten borough pre the 1832 reform act.
The railway through Salisbury served different areas: the local market (the Market house line & the Bishopstoke line) the area around Salisbury
Prosperity came from the town’s many inns catering for travellers on the main London to Bristol road.
Marlborough’s position on the main London to Bristol road made it a centre of trade and industry.
Marlborough common exists at the heart of the settlement.
A market has occured in Marlborough throughout its history as was vital to trading in the town.
The wooden castle was built by William the conqueror as his invasion force came to the West Country in 1086.