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Biddestone, Wiltshire

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Biddestone, Wiltshire

Biddestone is a small, rural and rather picturesque Cotswold village in north west Wiltshire, England, with a population of 457 in 2001. It is situated near Castle Combe, Corsham, Giddeahall and Chippenham. The civil parish includes the smaller settlement of Slaughterford. Biddestone has a small Norman church (St. Nicholas's), two pubs (the Biddestone Arms, and the White Horse) and a duck pond situated in a green at the centre of the village.
Administrative CountyWiltshire
Traditional CountyWiltshire
OS GridST8673
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 Biddestone, Wiltshire has been known in the past

Biddestone St Nicholas ~ Biddestone St Peter ~ Bidston ~ Bedestone

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

Biddestone St Nicholas, par., N. Wilts, 4 miles W. of Chippenham, pop. 410; P.O.

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