Welcome to Purton Stoke


PURTON STOKE is a small village in North East Wiltshire, population 175, 75 houses, with a public house, the Bell Inn 3 working dairy farms - Ponds Farm, Meadow Farm and Hardings Farm, and at least 5 former farms - Dairy Farm, Manor Farm, Brook Farm, New Farm and Wells farm.


There is a former Primitive Methodist Chapel, a former Post Office and shop, 3 former Schools and a disused Mineral Water Spa.


The River Key, a tributary of the Thames, runs along the Western Boundary. CHECK THE CURRENT RIVER LEVEL. It is subject to flooding. At t

he eastern boundary is Blunsdon Station on the Swindon and Cricklade Railway Line (with Steam Trains), and the remains of the North Wilts

Canal that was buit in 1819, and abandoned in 1914. Action is being taken to try to open it up again.


At the end of the Stoke Common Lane to the West lies a Wild Flower Meadow and Blake Hill Farm Nature Reserve and Braydon Forest. Cricklade, 2 miles away has a Fritillary Meadow. 


In 2010, we bought the Telephone Kiosk from BT for £1, and spent a few more pounds than that on cleaning it, rubbing it down and repainting and changing it into a village assett. We now use it as a library / book exchange.


There was a very limited no. 61 bus service and a no. 53 bus service.

There is a very active YOUNG FARMERS' CLUBYou can see and print their information sheet.

Information and pictures will be added to this site, so please come back to catch up on the stories that include:


Primative Methodist Chapel

  Built in 1832 converted to dwelling in 2012

Winter view from the Bridge over the River Key up Stoke Common Lane  to the SPA.

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