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Baunton is a village and civil parish in the Cotswold district of Gloucestershire, England, located about two miles north of Cirencester on the River Churn. There is archaeological evidence of human habitation around the village in Prehistoric and Roman times. The village is reorded in Domesday Book in 1086 under the name of Baudintone which means an estate associated with a man called Balda.
|OS Settlement Classification||Other settlement (village, hamlet etc)|
Other names by which Baunton, Gloucestershire has been known in the past
Baudintone ~ Baudintune
Baunton, Gloucestershire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)
Baunton.-- par., E. Gloucestershire, 2 miles N. of Cirencester, 1340 ac., pop. 135.
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