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Baunton, Gloucestershire

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Baunton, Gloucestershire

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.
Administrative CountyGloucestershire
Traditional CountyGloucestershire
OS GridSP0204
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityGloucestershire
 

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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