Wiltshire: Towns & Villages

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CRICKLADE – The Northernmost Town

Articles and photographs used in this page by kind permission of John Samways of The Cricklade Historical Society Cricklade is midway between Cirencester and Swindon, just off the A419 and is the northernmost town...

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Towns & Villages of Wiltshire

Historical Wiltshire TOWNS AND VILLAGES – a brief history Alderbury The village on the eastern side of the ‘long ford’ has a saxon name and is on the site of an occupied Roman settlement....

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Lacock Village

Lacock abbey was founded by Lady Ela the Countess of Salisbury in the reign of King Henry III. Her husband was William Longespee, an illegitimate son of King Henry II and was one of...