Place:Latton, Wiltshire, England

Alt namesWater Eatonsource: tything originally in the parish of Eisey
Water-Eatonsource: alternate spelling
TypeParish (ancient), Civil parish
Coordinates51.66°N 1.867°W
Located inWiltshire, England
See alsoHighworth Cricklade and Staple Hundred, Wiltshire, Englandhundred in which it was located
Cricklade and Wootton Bassett Rural, Wiltshire, Englandrural district, 1894 - 1974
North Wiltshire District, Wiltshire, England1974-2009
Wiltshire District, Wiltshire, England2009--
source: Family History Library Catalog
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Latton is a village and civil parish in Wiltshire, England, 1.5 miles (2.4 km) north of Cricklade. The village is bypassed by the A419 road from Swindon to Cirencester. In the UK census of 2011 Latton parish had a population of 548.

The River Churn flows through the parish on its way to join the Thames north of Cricklade. In 1896 the neighbouring parish of Eisey (including the tything of Water Eaton) was absorbed into the parish of Latton. The original parish of Latton was surrounded on three sides by Gloucestershire.

The Thames and Severn Canal also passed through the parish, connecting Stroud with the Thames at Lechlade until its closure in 1933. Near the village was a junction with the North Wilts Canal, a branch of the Wilts & Berks Canal which provided a connection to Swindon.

The Church of England parish church of St. John the Baptist is a Grade I listed building.

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