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Kemble, Gloucestershire

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Kemble, Gloucestershire

Kemble is a village in Gloucestershire, England. It lies four miles (6 km) from Cirencester and is the settlement closest to Thames Head, the source of the River Thames. Kemble Church is part of the Thameshead benefice, comprising the communities of Kemble, Ewen, Poole Keynes, Somerford Keynes, and Shorncote. The benefice since 2001 also includes Coates, Rodmarton, Sapperton, Tarlton and Frampton Mansel. Kemble was the site of a 7th-century pagan, Anglo-Saxon cemetery.
Administrative CountyGloucestershire
Traditional CountyWiltshire
OS GridST9897
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityGloucestershire
 

Other names by which Kemble, Gloucestershire has been known in the past

Chemele

Kemble, Gloucestershire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Kemble, par. and vil. with ry. sta. (Kemble Junction), Wilts, 4¼ m. SW. of Cirencester, 3322 ac., pop. 473; P.O.; in vicinity of vil. is the seat of K. House.

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