Place:Ashley, Wiltshire, England

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NameAshley
TypeVillage
Coordinates51.415°N 2.267°W
Located inWiltshire, England
See alsoBox, Wiltshire, Englandcivil parish in which it was located
Chippenham Hundred, Wiltshire, Englandhundred in which it was located
Chippenham Rural, Wiltshire, Englandrural district, 1894 - 1930
Calne and Chippenham Rural, Wiltshire, Englandrural district, 1930-1974
North Wiltshire District, Wiltshire, England1974-2009
Wiltshire District, Wiltshire, England2009---
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Ashley is a small village in the civil parish of Box in Wiltshire, England. Its nearest town is Corsham, which lies approximately 3.5 miles (5.6 km) east of the village.

The village is on the A4 road which links Bath with Corsham and Chippenham. Ashley Manor is from the 17th century. Box railway station was close to Ashley, where the A4 crosses the Great Western line. In 1934 Box parish gained a portion of the neighbouring parish of Rodmartin.

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