In this section you can read about the history and development of Pickwick, find out about some of its historic buildings and discover some of the colourful personalities who have lived here.

Pickwick History

The story of the development of this historic village.

An historic village with a great sense of community surrounded by lovely countryside.

Pickwick is a charming traditional Cotswold village located on the A4 near Corsham. It is at the Southern-most part of the Cotswolds and is well located for Bath and Swindon.

The village has a great sense of community, a pub, access to a good local centre in Corsham and is surrounded by lovely countryside with excellent walks.

Pickwick Maps 1886

Pickwick Buildings

Find out about the wonderful architectural heritage of Pickwick

No 12 Pickwick

A great deal is known about this early-mid 18th century Georgian middle class house. Find out more…

No 23 ‘Pickwick End’

A classic Georgian gentleman’s town house indicative of mid-18th century style, wealth and taste. Find out more…

St. Patrick’s Church

School, glove factory, and now a Catholic church. Find out more…

Pickwick Manor

An impressive late 17th century Manor House. Find out more…

The Roundhouse

What is this curious little round building on the western approach into Pickwick? Find out more…

Hare and Hounds

The famous coaching inn made famous by Charles Dickens in ‘Pickwick Papers’. Find out more…

Masonic Hall

The Masonic Hall is an indication of Pickwick’s importance in the 18th century.

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Pickwick People

Discover some of the colourful personalities of Pickwick through the ages

Septimus Kinnear

Find out about the life of Pickwick’s own test cricketer. Find out more…