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Down Ampney, Gloucestershire

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Down Ampney, Gloucestershire

Down Ampney is a medium-sized village located in Cotswold district in Gloucestershire, in England. It is off the A417 which runs between Cirencester and Faringdon (in Oxfordshire) on the A420, and about 5 km north of Cricklade, which is on the A419 which runs from Cirencester to Swindon, Wiltshire. Down Ampney was notable in medieval times as one of the principal seats of the powerful Hungerford family and a number of elaborate family monuments survive in the village church.
Administrative CountyGloucestershire
Traditional CountyGloucestershire
OS GridSU1097
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityGloucestershire

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

Ampney Down ~ Dounamveny ~ Down Amney

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

Down Ampney, par., E. Gloucestershire, on Thames and Severn Canal, 3 miles NE. of Cricklade, 2541 ac., pop. 345; P.O., called Down Amney; contains Down Ampney House.

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