Chippenham Hundred is one of the hundreds of Wiltshire, named after the town of Chippenham, which it contains. It is situated in the north-west of the county, adjacent to the borders with Gloucestershire and Somerset. It is bounded to the north by North Damerham and Malmesbury Hundreds; to the north-east by Kingsbridge Hundred; to the east by Calne Hundred; to the south-east by Potterne and Cannings; to the south by Melksham Hundred; to the south-west by Bradford Hundred; and to the west by Somerset and Gloucestershire. The parish of Kingswood forms a detached part of Chippenham Hundred and Wiltshire, locally in Gloucestershire. The population in 2011 was 65,576, falling to 64,110 if detached parts are disregarded.
It comprises the ancient parishes of:
- Biddestone St Nicholas & St Peter
- Castle Combe
- Christian Malford (Avon chapelry)*
- Easton Grey
- Hullavington (Surrendell tything)†
- Langley Burrell
- Leigh Delamere
- Littleton Drew
- North Wraxall
- Pewsham (ex. par.)
- Sherston Magna
- Sherston Parva
- Tytherton Kellaways
- West Kington
- Yatton Keynell
*: Remainder in North Damerham hundred.
†: Remainder into Malmesbury hundred.
‡: Detached in Gloucestershire.
|Hundreds of Wiltshire|
Alderbury • Amesbury • Bradford • Branch and Dole • Calne • Cawden and Cadworth • Chalk • Chippenham • Downton • Dunworth • Elstub and Everley • Frustfield • Heytesbury • Highworth, Cricklade and Staple • Kingsbridge • Kinwardstone • Malmesbury • Melksham • Mere • North Damerham • Potterne and Cannings • Ramsbury • Selkley • South Damerham • Swanborough • Underditch (including Salisbury) • Warminster • Westbury • Whorwelsdown