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Wiltshire Community History

Timeline for Date 1964

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Aldbourne 1964 The tradition of "beating the bounds", a distance of 18½ miles, is revived
Amesbury 1964 Christ the King Catholic Primary School opened
Corsham 1964 The Central Ammunitions Depot closes
Cricklade 1964 Parsonage Farm and the tithe barn demolished
Great Somerford 1964 A new crump weir was built on the river to help reduce flooding : along Hollowstreet a residential caravan site was opened
Marlborough 1964 Library moved to present site in High Street
Melksham 1964 Wiltshire County Council's first purpose-built library is opened in Melksham; Maxime cinema in High Street demolished and replaced by Avon shopping precinct
Minety 1964 Station closed to passenger traffic
Pewsey 1964 New Roman Catholic Church of the Holy Family built at Broadfields
Purton 1964 Railway station closed
Wilton 1964 Goods traffic at Wilton South railway station ceases; South Street Bridge rebuilt
Wiltshire 1964 The Story of Doctor Doolittle filmed in Castle Combe
Wootton Bassett 1964 Wesleyan Methodist Chapel is demolished and the congregation merge with the Primitive Methodists at Hillside Chapel; Hunt's Mill is demolished

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