1825 - New cottages built around Wilcot Green

New slate and stone cottages (36-49 and 14-20) were built in a coherent style around the large triangular Green.

The old settlements of East Stowell and Stonebridge disappeared.

The new cottages were said by his grand-daughter to have been built by Admiral Sir George Montagu, who died in 1829:

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A map of 1839 shows the new cottages round the Green, with East Stowell and Stonebridge villages shrunk away:

Shown here by kind permission of the Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre