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Bishopstrow, Wiltshire

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Bishopstrow, Wiltshire

Bishopstrow is a village and civil parish in Wiltshire, England, on the River Wylye about two miles south-east of Warminster, at grid reference ST893437. According to the 2001 census it had a population of 109. Bishopstrow House, a hotel owned by Von Essen, originally stood between the Salisbury Road and the River Wylye. In 1817 William Temple built a new house on the north side of the road using the Bath architect John Pinch the elder.
Administrative CountyWiltshire
Traditional CountyWiltshire
OS GridST8943
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityWiltshire
 

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

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

Bishopstrow, par. and seat, S. Wilts, 1¾ mile SE. of Warminster, 1045 ac., pop. 245.

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