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Fonthill Bishop, Wiltshire

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Fonthill Bishop, Wiltshire

Fonthill Bishop is a small village in Wiltshire, England. The village is close to Fonthill Gifford, where William Thomas Beckford built Fonthill Abbey. The estate now belongs to Lord Margadale. All Saints' Church, Fonthill Bishop, is an Early English 13th century church with a crossing tower, restored by Thomas Henry Wyatt in 1879. The tower has bell-openings.
Administrative CountyWiltshire
Traditional CountyWiltshire
OS GridST9332
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityWiltshire
 

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

Bishops Fonthill

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

Bishops-Fonthill, par., S. Wilts, 2 miles NE. of Hindon, 1735 ac., pop. 196; P.O.

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