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Bibury, Gloucestershire

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Bibury, Gloucestershire

Bibury is a village and civil parish in Gloucestershire, England. It is situated on the River Coln, about 6.5 miles northeast of Cirencester. In the Domesday Book, the place is named Becheberie, and it is recorded that the lands and church in Bibury were held by St Mary's Priory at Worcester, from whom it passed in 1130 to the Abbey of Osney, near Oxford they continued to hold it until the dissolution of the abbey in 1540.
DistrictCotswold
Administrative CountyGloucestershire
Traditional CountyGloucestershire
OS GridSP1106
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityGloucestershire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityGloucestershire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityGloucestershire
Ambulance AuthorityGreat Western
 

Other names by which Bibury, Gloucestershire has been known in the past

Begeberie

Bibury, Gloucestershire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Bibury, par. and vil., E. Gloucestershire, on river Colne, 5½ miles S. of Northleach, 6300 ac., pop. 900; P.O.

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