Timeline events for date 1700

Comunity Date Events
Aldbourne 1700 The Crown built as a coaching inn
Amesbury 1700 Thomas Holland, vicar of Amesbury and inventor of hydraulic engines and pumps, designs an apparatus for extinguishing fires
Amesbury 1700 A winnowing machine called the Amesbury heaver invented by John Trowbridge of Amesbury
Ashton Keynes 1700 The Old Rectory was built on the site of the 1584 rectory.
Ashton Keynes 1700 Ashton House was built and stood in 2000 much the same as it was in the 1700s, with a few additions such as the stables.
Box 1700 Hazelbury Manor passed to the Northey Family
Box 1700 The Chapel Plaister hospice was converted to The Bell Inn, and became the haunt of highwayman John Poulter, also known as Tony Baxter
Broughton Gifford 1700 Broughton House extended at both ends.
Broughton Gifford 1700 Gifford Hall is built, incorporating the wall of a 16th century building.
Broughton Gifford 1700 - 1783 Sheep enclosures made due to the increased profits that can be obtained by sheep breeding for the expanding woollen industry.
Broughton Gifford 1700 Hollybrook House built, The Fox and Hounds (now The Fox) dates from this time.
Corsham 1700 From this time Bath stone is quarried on a large scale for building purposes
Cricklade 1700 High Street and Calcutt Street paved
Downton 1700 The area around the main road, the Headlands, became much more built up.
Downton 1700 Ploughing of upland pastures began.
Downton 1700 The Snelgroves set up a paper mill in Downton.
Downton 1700 Barford House was rebuilt by Sir Charles Dunscombe.
Downton 1700 Houses built in Barford Lane, Moot Lane, Lode Hill (called Node Hill in 1539) and Slab Lane. King's Arms rebuilt. Doctors were present in village.
Keevil 1700 The Keevil church clock built
Keevil 1700 The Lamb-on-the-Strand inn was built
Marlborough 1700 Race meetings held on Barton Down
Pewsey 1700 The Church of St. John the Baptist has 6 bells by this time
Pewsey 1700 Bricks are made in the parish from this time
Pewsey 1700 Phoenix Inn opened
Ramsbury 1700 Bodorgan House, now Ramsbury Hill, built in Back Lane
Sherston 1700 - 1800 Housing built in the south-east of Sherston
Westbury 1700 White Horse cut as an outline only
Wilton 1700 Church of St. Mary, Brede Street, restored; Greyhound Inn, Kingsbury Square, Wheatsheaf in Warminster Road and the Pembroke Arms in Minster Street built
Wilton 1700 Mill in Crow Lane converted to textile manufacturing
Wilton 1700 By this time a poorhouse is in existence; the first carpet factory in the town is established by this time