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Bromham, Wiltshire

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Bromham, Wiltshire

Bromham is a village and civil parish in Wiltshire, England. Besides the main village of Bromham, the parish includes five other settlements: St Edith’s Marsh, Westbrook, Hawkstreet, Netherstreet and Chittoe. These are essentially sub-villages and hamlets all within 2.5 miles of the main village centre, thus 'greater Bromham' is geographically very extensive. The village is 4 miles northwest of Devizes and 4 miles east of Melksham.
Post townChippenham
Administrative CountyWiltshire
Traditional CountyWiltshire
OS GridST9665
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityWiltshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityWiltshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityWiltshire
Ambulance AuthorityGreat Western
Dialling code01380
Population1,809 (2001 census)
 

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

Brumham

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

Bromham, par. and vil., N. Wilts, 3½ miles NW. of Devizes, 3593 ac., pop. 1162; P.O. Thomas Moore, the poet (1779-1852), is buried here.

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