This is another book in the Halsgrove Parish History series, reminding us of the people and events that have made our communities what they are today – celebrating the past and providing a stepping stone to the future. The photographs in this unique volume, many of them previously unpublished, are a vital record of the history and inhabitants of this ancient settlement brought together from across the community. Once the twin settlements of Codford St Mary and Codford St Peter, in the twenty-first century Codford is a West Country village situated between the open expanse of Salisbury Plain to the north and the beautiful Wylye Valley to the south. From the Bronze Age to the bypass the life of the community has been recorded. Through a wonderful array of stories, photographs and illustrations drawn together from across the parish, the book goes on to explore Codford in the twenty-first century; this is a book to celebrate the past, present and future of a vibrant community. All this and much more, is detailed in this 160 page book, copiously illustrated throughout with over 200 historic photographs of the places and people who have made up the thriving community of Codford and its surrounding parish.

The Book of Codford: From the ...


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