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Avebury, Wiltshire

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Avebury, Wiltshire

Post townMarlborough
Administrative CountyWiltshire
Traditional CountyWiltshire
OS GridSU1069
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityWiltshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityWiltshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityWiltshire
Ambulance AuthorityGreat Western
Dialling code01672
Population486 (2001 census)

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

Abury ~ Aiburie ~ Aubery ~ Avreberie

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

Avebury, or Abury, par. and vil., N. Wilts, 6 miles W. of Marlborough, 4544 ac., pop. 725; P.O. The vil. occupies the site of what is said to have been a Druidical temple, the remains of which form one of the most remarkable stone circles in EnGrand. In the neighbourhood are many cromlechs and other antiquities.

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