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Bremhill, Wiltshire

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Bremhill, Wiltshire

Bremhill is a village located between Calne and Chippenham, Wiltshire. It is notable in particular as one of the termini of Maud Heath's Causeway. Chippenham is the other, the causeway passes through Langley Burrell en route. It was also the home of the notable poet, clergyman and critic, William Lisle Bowles. The name originates from 'Bramble hill'. Bremhill Wick is a hamlet two miles to the west of Bremhill village towards Chippenham.
Administrative CountyWiltshire
Traditional CountyWiltshire
OS GridST9773
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityWiltshire

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

Bremble ~ Breme

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

Bremhill, par. and vil., N. Wilts, 4 miles NE. of Chippenham, 5920 ac., pop. 1163; P.O.; was the living of the poet Bowles, who died here in 1850.

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