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Castle Combe, Wiltshire

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Castle Combe, Wiltshire

Castle Combe is a small village in Wiltshire, England, with a population of about 350. Ranked number 2 in The Times' 30 best villages, it is renowned for its attractiveness and tranquillity, and for fine buildings including the medieval church. The 14th century market cross, erected when the privilege to hold a weekly market in Castle Combe was granted, is situated where the three principal streets converge.
Administrative CountyWiltshire
Traditional CountyWiltshire
OS GridST8477
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityWiltshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityWiltshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityWiltshire
Ambulance AuthorityGreat Western

Other names by which Castle Combe, Wiltshire has been known in the past

Castlecomb ~ Castlecombe

Castle Combe, Wiltshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Castle Combe, par., vil., and seat, N. Wilts, 5½ miles NW. of Chippenham, 1494 ac., pop. 495; P.O.

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