Tisbury nestles in the south west corner of Wiltshire close to the county of Dorset and is located in the Cranborne Chase and West Wiltshire Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB).
In the 2001 census the population of Tisbury was 2056 persons.
The High Street boasts a wealth of independent shops together with a small Co-operative food store and a Boots chemist shop. Other facilities include a sports centre, outdooor swimming pool (May to September) and railway station that connects to Salisbury, London Waterloo, and towns to the west including Sherborne and Exeter.
The village centre is called 'The Square' (although it is not square) and is characterized by a two-way roundabout!
The history of Tisbury
There was already a settlement in this place before the Romans came. There is excellent information on the Nadder Focus website and an informative Wikipedia entry. Wiltshire Council Community History Centre offers facilities for the researcher.
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