Devizes Gallery

Our Devizes Galleries tells of a time before the town, how Devizes got its unusual name, its Norman roots and medieval street plan. Learn the story of the Moonraker legend and the town's Georgian prosperity.

It contains finds from our Norman castle, more about the town's involvement in the 12th century battle for the throne between Stephen and Matilda and the Royalist victory at the Battle of Roundway during the Civil War.

Alongside memories of Devizes landmarks, shops and the town today.

Take part in the town trail

Download a copy: Devizes family town trail

Devizes in WW2: Prisoner of War Camp

Copyright: Wiltshire Archaeological and Natural History Society