The Town

Ancient and Historical Monuments in the City of Salisbury, I (London: Royal Commission on Historical Monuments of England, 1980).

Contains an inventory of buildings from the Norman Conquest to 1850 beginning with an historical summary followed by a chapter on Old Sarum castle, cathedral and borough. The churches of St. Thomas, St. Martin and St. Edmund and others begin the inventory which proceeds to catalogue buildings according to streets and chequers. Illustrated.


Nikolaus Pevsner, Wiltshire , from The Buildings of England (Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England: Penguin Books Ltd., 1975).


City of Salisbury (London: Pitkin Pictorials Limited, 1991).

Pamphlet with excellent color photographs and a brief historical text.


A History of Wiltshire, VI (Dawson Publishing, 1962).

Chapters on the Borough of Wilton, Old Salisbury and the city of new Salisbury including entries on the Liberty of the Close, the parishes of St. Martin, St. Thomas and St. Edmund, the market, bridges, mills, relations with the bishop, city government, markets and fairs, etc. etc.