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Thursday market was granted in 1219 & 1252 to the lord of Amesbury manor, Saturday market in 1317 to Amesbury priory, Wednesday market in 1614

Church of St Mary & St Melor

In the later 12th century the demesne of Amesbury manor included several pastures for cattle and in the early 13th century extensive several pastur

In the 17th century Amesbury was an important centre for the manufacture of clay pipes, quality of its products became famous far beyond the local