After the First World War the government announced its intention to provide 'homes fit for heroes' for returning servicemen and their families.
Most of today’s settlement lies along the High Street, the old main road running slightly south-eastwards from Codford St Peter to the bridge over
When war returned in 1939 Codford was again chosen as a military garrison for many regiments from the British armed forces who were joined in 1943
Marlborough common exists at the heart of the settlement.
During World War I, military units were based throughout Salisbury Plain for training before deployment to the front.
Tourism began in a modest way in the late 18th century and by the mid 19th century as the port declined Quaytown's houses opened their doors to hol
Dunster is a compact settlement west of the Avill and the Tor between Grabbist Hill to the south and Conygar Hill to the north and seems to have de