infobox UK place
country = England
static_image_caption=Figheldean main street, 2007
region= South West England
Figheldean is a
villagein the Avon valley to the north of Amesburyin the English county of Wiltshire.
Centred on the village, the parish of Figheldean extends 3 miles eastwards towards
Tidworthas far as Devil's Ditchand 3 miles westwards beyond Larkhilltowards Shrewtonas far as Robin Hood's Ball. A mile or so to the north is Netheravon, and Durrington is a little way further to the south.
All around lies
Salisbury Plain, the largest remaining area of unimproved chalk grassland in northern Europe, which supports many nationally rare and scarce species.
There are many archaeological sites of importance in the parish from long barrows to Roman villas, showing that people have been living off the land here for at least 6000 years.
The earliest historical record is from the nearly 1000-year old
Domesday Bookwhere the village is called "Fisgledene", and the church is first mentioned in Henry I's charter granting its lands and revenues to the cathedral at Old Sarum.
*Nearby towns and cities:
Amesbury, Devizes, Salisbury, Swindon, Southampton
Fittleton, Enford, Everleigh, Netheravon
List of places in Wiltshire
* [http://www.figheldean.org Figheldean Village Website]
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